In-depth

Complications

Osteoarthritis

The wear and tear of aging may take a toll on your joints. Find out how to manage osteoarthritis.

Prevention

Office ergonomics

Is poor ergonomics contributing to aches and pains at work? Put your desk to the test — and make simple adjustments for comfort.

Symptoms

Polymyalgia rheumatica

Polymyalgia rheumatica is an inflammatory disorder that causes pain and stiffness in the neck, shoulders, upper arms, hips and thighs.

Tests and diagnosis

Bone scan

Bone scans can help detect bone disorders and hidden fractures.

CT scan

A CT scan is an imaging test that uses X-rays to produce detailed images of the inside of your body.

MRI

MRI uses a magnetic field and radio waves to create detailed images of the organs and tissues within your body.

X-ray

X-rays are a form of radiation that can make images of your bones and internal organs.

Treatments and drugs

Arthroscopy

Got a painful joint? With arthroscopy, you can find out why — and get relief.

Nov. 04, 2011

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