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The Orthopedic Institute - General Ortho Conditions/Information

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Arthritis Inflammation of the joint causing redness, heat, swelling and pain. Download a printable PDF  
Arthroscopy  Minimally invasive joint surgery.  Download a printable PDF  
Cast Care  Learn the proper way to take care of your cast after suffering an injury.  Download a printable PDF  
Cumulative Trauma Disorders  A group of diseases affecting the soft tissues of the body.  Download a printable PDF  
Fibromyalgia A syndrome causing widespread pain and fatigue throughout the body.  Download a printable PDF  
Gout  A disease that causes the build-up of uric acid in the body.  Download a printable PDF  
Joint Injections for Arthritis  An injection of medication directly into the affected joint.  Download a printable PDF  
 Lyme Disease An inflammatory disease caused by tick bites.  Download a printable PDF  
Medications for Arthritis  A guide to prescription and over-the-counter medications for arthritis.  Download a printable PDF  
Muscle Cramps  Caused when muscle fibers contract on their own.  Download a printable PDF  
Nutraceuticals  Dietary supplements.  Download a printable PDF  
 Nutrition and Surgery Help your body heal well after surgery by choosing the most nutritious diet.  Download a printable PDF  
Osteoarthritis  Wearing away of the cushioning cartilage between joints.  Download a printable PDF  
Osteoporosis  A disease in which the bones begin losing their minerals and support beams, leaving the skeleton brittle and prone to fractures.  Download a printable PDF  
Platelet-Rich Plasma  A medical treatment being used for a wide range of musculoskeletal problems. Download a printable PDF  
Postsurgical Infection  How to help prevent an infection after a surgical procedure.  Download a printable PDF  
Psoriatic Arthritis A type of joint disease that occurs in roughly people who have psoriasis (skin disease).  Download a printable PDF  
Rehabilitation for Arthritis  A rehabilitation program can help you maintain and even improve your joints' strength and mobility.  Download a printable PDF  
Rheumatoid Arthritis  A disease in which the immune system mostly attacks tissues in the joints,  Download a printable PDF 
Septic Arthritis  An infection inside a joint that is caused by bacteria.  Download a printable PDF  
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus  An autoimmune disease of the body's connective tissues.   Download a printable PDF  
Tendonitis  Inflammation of a tendon caused by injury.  Download a printable PDF  
Viral Arthritis  Some viruses cause joint pain and inflammation (swelling, redness, and heat).  Download a printable PDF 

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