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Osteocartilaginous Exostosis

An osteocartilaginous exotosis is commonly known as an osteochondroma which is a benign bone tumour. Growing tumors might end up replacing healthy tissues with abnormal tissue. It could end up weakening the bone and cause it to break...

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Greater Trochanteric Bursitis

Greater trochanteric bursitis, or more commonly known as "trochanteric bursitis" is an inflammation of a sac of fluid that covers the outside part of your hip. Bursitis is often caused when the bursa becomes inflamed. The bursa is a small,...

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Glenoid Labrum Tear

A glenoid labrum tear (known simply as a labral tear) is a tear to the edge of the shoulder socket. The structure torn is fibrous and hard, and it sits around the socket to keep the upper arm in place and to prevent dislocations. Heavy...

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Ganglion Cyst of the Wrist and Hand

Ganglion cysts tend to be the most common of all lumps or masses in the hand. Since they aren't cancerous, they tend to be harmless in the majority of cases. They can occur in any number of locations, but they often develop on the back part...

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Ganglion Cyst

Ganglion cysts are a noncancerous lump that tends to develop along the joints or the tendons within the hands and the wrists. They can also occur in the feet and the ankles. They are generally a round or oval shape and consist of a...

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Rotator Cuff Tendinopathy

One of the most common types of physical complaints is that of pain in the shoulder. The shoulder is composed of multiple joints, tendons and muscles that all join together to provide you with an increased range of movement in the arm....

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Ischial Bursitis

A bursa usually sits between a tendon/muscle and the bone. It helps to protect the tendon from rubbing against the bone. The bursa is a sac of fluid so it acts similar to a small cushion, proving protection and dampening from surrounding...

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Retrocalcaneal Bursitis

 This common foot pain is often seen in athletes, especially runners. Often times, the condition is thought to be Achilles tendonitis, but it can also occur at the same time as Achilles tendonitis. Common symptoms include a pain in the...

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Osteosarcoma

Osteosarcoma is considered to be the most common form of cancer developing within the bone. Just like all of the other osteoblasts within normal bones, the cells forming this cancer complete the bone matrix, but this matrix isn't as strong...

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Thoracic Spine Pain

Upper back pain is common, although less prevalent than lower back pain. Typically pain is caused between the shoulder blades. The pain can be felt across the shoulders, upper back, shoulder blades and ribs. Sometimes the pain can travel...

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Hip Replacement

Hip replacement surgery involves removing an arthritic hip joint and replacing it with an artificial one, known as a prosthesis. The prostheses consists of a ball component, made of ceramic or metal, and a socket, which is composed of a...

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Bunions

If the joint connecting your big toe to your foot is swollen, sore or has a bump, you might be dealing with a bunion. It’s an extremely common problem affecting middle to late-aged women. This deformity is often attributed to wearing...

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