Diseases of the musculoskeletal system

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Thumb tendinitis (de Quervain's syndrome)

De Quervain's thumb tendinitis is a painful inflammatory condition of the tendons on the side of the wrist. Treatment options for it include conservative management and surgical treatment for pain relief. What is thumb tendonitis? Tendons are a band of fibrous tissue that connects muscles to bones, as they help in carrying out daily activities such as running and jumping. These tendons are covered by a protective sheath that produces fluid…

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Bone tuberculosis article

All about tuberculosis in the bones

Tuberculosis of the bones is relatively rare. However, it is necessary to diagnose it early, although it is difficult in the early stages to avoid the serious complications that it causes if it is not treated. What is tuberculosis of bones? Tuberculosis is a highly contagious disease caused by the bacterium Mycobacterium tuberculosis. It usually affects the lungs but can also attack other organs of the body…

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All you need to know about osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis, also called degenerative arthritis, is one of the most common bone diseases and is associated with mild symptoms at first, but neglecting the condition and delaying treatment may lead to bad consequences such as fractures and osteoporosis. What is osteoarthritis? Osteoarthritis is a degenerative disease that affects joints and bones, meaning that cartilage, bone tissue…

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All about ankylosing spondylitis

Ankylosing spondylitis is a rare type of arthritis that causes chronic pain and stiffness in the spine and peripheral joints, and requires early treatment to prevent deformities from developing over time. What is ankylosing spondylosis? Ankylosing spondylitis, ankylosing spondylitis, or ankylosing spondylitis is a chronic inflammatory disease, a form of arthritis that primarily affects…

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Latest methods of treatment and prevention of osteoporosis

Treatment of osteoporosis is usually based on compensating for the decrease in bone density by giving calcium and nutritional supplements, and it is a disease that greatly affects the joints and the body, but it is easy to treat. Definition of osteoporosis osteoporosis is a progressive bone disorder that leads to an increased risk of bone fractures as a result of decreased bone mineral density, loss of normal bone structure and adequate mineralization…

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Treatment for stiff joints

Causes and treatment of joint stiffness

Joint stiffness occurs with age and may be natural and does not cause discomfort or may result from inflammation affecting the joints of the body. In this case, joint stiffness is treated as this problem requires a solution because the natural stiffness of the joint does not impede movement. What is the treatment of stiff joints? It is working to relieve symptoms, reduce the period during which the joints remain stiff...

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All about the diagnosis and treatment of rheumatoid arthritis

The treatment of rheumatoid arthritis is mainly based on relieving inflammation and improving symptoms because it is a chronic disease that is not completely curable, especially if it is discovered in advanced stages. What is the treatment for rheumatoid arthritis? It is working towards an early diagnosis, allowing the initiation of treatment protocols for rheumatoid arthritis, which will enable patients to have…

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Paget's disease of bone

Paget's disease of bone, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment

Paget's disease of bone, or deforming osteomyelitis, is a chronic disease of the bones in adults that causes gradual onset of bone pain and deformity. Treatment includes symptomatic measures and often medications. What is Paget's disease of bone? Bone tissue is a living, active tissue that is constantly being renewed. Normally, old and damaged bone tissue is resorbed and replaced with new healthy bone. Paget's disease of bone...

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Costochondritis and methods of treating it

Costochondritis and methods of treating it

Costochondritis is inflammation of the cartilage where the ribs meet the sternum, causing severe pain in the chest, especially when moving, similar to the pain of heart disease (angina). Costochondritis is more common in women over the age of 40. Learn with us about costochondritis and ways to treat it. What is costochondritis? Costochondritis...

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Osteomyelitis treatment

Osteomyelitis treatment

 Treatment of osteomyelitis involves a combined effort between medical and surgical disciplines. The two main aspects of treatment are surgical containment of the infection and prolonged antibiotics. What is osteomyelitis? Osteomyelitis is a bone infection of the long bones, caused by a bacterial or fungal infection of the bloodstream or surrounding tissues, causing painful swelling of the bone marrow…

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