Back pain

Broken leg

Broken leg — Comprehensive overview covers symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of this type of fracture.

Deep vein thrombosis

Growing pains

The term "growing pains" may be a misnomer because there's no evidence that growth hurts. Still, the nighttime leg pain is real for many kids.

Hamstring injury

Herniated disk

Back pain may mean you have a herniated disk — but not always. In fact, you can have disk herniation without pain. Here are the facts.

High potassium (hyperkalemia)

Influenza (flu)

Legg-Calve-Perthes disease

Legg-Calve-Perthes disease is a rare childhood hip condition that requires specialty care.


One of the most feared diseases of the 20th century, polio has been eradicated from the developed world but remains a threat in less developed nations.


Porphyria is a group of inherited disorders that result from buildup of natural chemicals call porphyrins, which can cause nervous system and skin problems.

Shin splints

The term "shin splints" refers to pain along the shinbone. Shin splints are common among runners, particularly those just starting a running program.

Swollen knee

March 04, 2016