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Musculoskeletal Conditions

Musculoskeletal conditions affect the movement of the body through the muscles, joints, ligaments or bones. Learn about common ailments here.


Multiple Sclerosis Overview

Multiple sclerosis, also known as MS, causes the body to attack itself. How do you get multiple sclerosis, and why are twice as many women as men affected? See more »

Parkinsons Disease Overview

Parkinson's disease is a neurodegenerative conditions that damages brain cells. Learn about Parkinson's disease, treatment and Parkinson's patients. See more »

How ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease) Works

ALS or Lou Gehrig's Disease is a degenerative disease that affects muscle nerve cells. Learn about ALS and read the stories of people who had ALS. See more »

Hip Dysplasia Overview

Hip dysplasia is a malformation of the hip that can lead to pain and arthritis. Learn about hip dysplasia, symptoms and treatments at HowStuffWorks. See more »

How Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva (FOP) Works

FOP is an extremely rare bone disease where the muscles, tendons and ligaments turn to bone. Learn about FOP and some of the treatments for FOP. See more »

Foot Injuries

Feet are hard-working body parts, so it's no wonder they get injured on occasion. Learn how to ease, or even avoid, the pain of foot injuries here. See more »

Everyday Foot Problems

Everyone's feet are different, but certain everyday foot problems are common. Learn about these annoying foot conditions and how to improve them here. See more »

10 Ways to Deal With Bursitis

Bursitis is the inflammation of a bursa caused by bumping, bruising, repeated pressure, or overuse. Learn 10 ways to deal with bursitis. See more »

6 Suggestions for the Treatment of Gout

Gout often consists of pain in the joint at the base of the big toe. Learn our 6 suggestions for treating gout. See more »

Conquering common knee injuries is good information to know for your overall health. Learn more about conquering common knee injuries from Discovery Health. See more »