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What are Baker’s cysts? A brief video from Dr Norman Swan

Baker’s cysts are cysts that occur at the back of your knee. And they’re often associated with severe arthritis or

Joint pain – top 10 causes

Your joints are areas where 2 or more bones meet – they usually allow parts of your body to bend

Bursitis

What is bursitis? Bursitis is a painful condition that happens when you have inflammation of a bursa. Bursae are small

Exercising and osteoarthritis

Yes, people with arthritis should exercise. Whilst exercising may seem counter-intuitive when you are suffering from arthritis and have knee,

Arthritis and surgery: hip replacement

The aim of a hip replacement is to alleviate pain and restore function in the hip joint. For some people

Arthritis and surgery: knee replacement

If you suffer from severe arthritis of the knee that remains painful despite treatment with medicines, exercise, rest and supports

Slowing of osteoarthritis with weight loss

Osteoarthritis is one of the most common forms of arthritis. Osteoarthritis occurs when the cartilage between joints breaks down, leading

Osteoarthritis treatments

Although there is no cure for osteoarthritis, a number of treatments are available. The main aims of treatment are to:

Arthritis: aids and equipment to help

Having arthritis doesn’t necessarily mean you will be restricted in your day-to-day activities — there is a wide variety of

Rheumatoid arthritis: prescription medicines

If you have rheumatoid arthritis (RA), prescription medicines will be an important part of your treatment plan. Although these medicines

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