Ankylosing Spondylitis

Ankylosing Spondylitis Ankylosing Spondylitis is a relatively rare form of primary arthritis that results in the long-term inflammation of the joints in the spine. The signs of Ankylosing Spondylitis generally emerge slowly, typically becoming most identifiable during the patient’s 20s and 30s. Symptoms include ongoing dull...

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Understanding TMJ Disorder (Lockjaw)

Understanding TMJ Disorder The pain, discomfort, and dysfunction that accompany TMJ Disorder (TMJD) can hamper quality of life, and unfortunately, more than 10 million Americans suffer from this condition. Women tend to suffer from TMJD more than men, and those who are younger more than those who are...

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Understanding Shoulder Pain

Shoulder Pain and Anatomy The shoulders are one of the body’s most active joints. We use them when playing sports, when, doing various household chores, and in the most simple tasks such as scratching our backs. Because the shoulder play such a central role in movement,...

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