Conditions: Bones, joints, muscles, hands, feet

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The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is one of the four main ligaments in the knee that gives the knee and leg flexibility and allows it to move easily.


Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears are some of the most common forms of injuries encountered by athletes. They occur when one of the four main ligaments in the knee, called the ACL, tears, leaving the knee less stable...


An Achilles tendon injury is an injury that happens to the largest tendon in the human body: the fibrous tissue that connects the two large muscles in the back of your calf with your heel bone...


Scoliosis is a fixed lateral curvature (deformity) of the spine. There are several causes of scoliosis, the most common of which is adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS)...


Adult degenerative scoliosis is a curvature of the spine in which the spinal column bends from side to side instead of straight up and down. The condition is a result of degeneration of the facet joints, which are small joints between the backbones (vertebrae) that help your spine move...


An ankle occurs when one or more than one bone that makes up the ankle joint ?" and possibly its ligaments ?" breaks at or near the joint. Every year, 184 people out of every 100,000 sustain ankle fractures...


Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is a type of arthritis that affects the spine. "Ankylosing" means stiff or rigid, "spondyl" means spine, and "itis" refers to inflammation...


Antiphospholipid syndrome (aPL) is an autoimmune disease in which the body produces large amounts of antiphospholipid antibodies. Phospholipids are a special type of fat containing phosphate that makes up the outer walls of the body's cells...


Arthritic deformities are caused by rheumatoid arthritis which can damage bones, joints and tissues of the foot. Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic disease that causes inflammation of the joints...


Arthritis is one of more than 100 types of rheumatic disease that affects one or more joints and their connective tissues. Along with inflammation, arthritis causes pain, swelling and limited movement of joints and connective tissues...