In-depth

Angina

Angina is a common type of chest pain caused by coronary artery disease. Unstable angina can be a warning sign of a heart attack.

Bone spurs

Bone spurs can sometimes interfere with joint function or press on nerves.

Dislocated shoulder

Ectopic pregnancy

An ectopic pregnancy can't continue normally — but prompt treatment can help prevent life-threatening blood loss.

Eyestrain

Reduce eyestrain by following these simple tips.

Frozen shoulder

Frozen shoulder, also known as adhesive capsulitis, is a condition characterized by stiffness, pain and limited motion in the shoulder joint.

Gallstones

Gallstones often don't cause symptoms. But if you have a gallbladder attack, you're not likely to forget it.

Myocardial ischemia

Myocardial ischemia is a heart problem that occurs when blood flow to your heart muscle is decreased, reducing the heart's oxygen supply.

Pleurisy

Pleurisy is the painful inflammation of the membranes that surround your lungs. The cause can be one of a number of underlying conditions.

Polymyalgia rheumatica

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

Pseudotumor cerebri

Pseudotumor cerebri — Comprehensive overview covers symptoms, causes, treatment of increased pressure inside the skull.

Rotator cuff injury

A rotator cuff injury is a painful shoulder condition often caused by lifting, falling or repetitive motions. Explore treatments including exercise therapy, medications and surgery.

Separated shoulder

A separated shoulder is an injury to a specific joint in the shoulder. Conservative treatment is usually effective.

Small vessel disease

If you have symptoms of heart disease, but your doctor doesn't see any blocked major arteries, small vessel disease may be the cause.

Spontaneous coronary artery dissection

Find out about this rare cause of heart attack in young, healthy people.

Tension headache

A tension headache is the most common form of headache. A number of treatments are available to help you deal with the pain.

Thoracic outlet syndrome

Thoracic outlet syndrome is a group of disorders that occur when the nerves or vessels in the shoulder area (thoracic outlet) are compressed.

Apr. 08, 2014