In-depth

Avascular necrosis

Loss of blood flow to a bone leads to avascular necrosis — the death of bone tissue. This most commonly affects the thighbone, causing groin pain.

Bone metastasis

Bone metastasis occurs when cancer spreads to the bones.

Hip fracture

A hip fracture is a serious injury, potentially life-threatening. But many people are able to make a good recovery.

Osteoarthritis

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

Rheumatoid arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis causes joint pain and swelling. Find out how it's treated and how to cope.

Stickler syndrome

Stickler syndrome can affect multiple parts of your body, including your eyes, face, ears, bones and joints.

Apr. 29, 2014