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Weekend Wellness: Carpal tunnel affects hands, symptoms differ from arthritis

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I have a job in which I make repetitive movements with my hand, and have had pain and numbness in my hand for years. I assumed it was due to osteoarthritis, which I was diagnosed with 20 years ago. But my doctor thinks it may be carpal [...]

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Arthritis is an Inflammation of the Joints

World Arthritis Day is Sunday October 12th MANKATO, Minn. — Arthritis is one of the most common health problems in the United States. Millions of Americans have some form of arthritis that leads to pain, stiffness and loss of motion. Many are over the age of 65, but people of all [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Tuesday Q and A: Right treatment for knee bursitis depends on underlying cause

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What is the most effective way to treat knee bursitis? I have had it for months and the pain is worsening, but I have heard that even after treatment it can come back. Is there a way to prevent it in the future? ANSWER: Bursitis is a [...]

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Mayo Clinic Health Letter: Highlights from the August 2014 Issue

ROCHESTER, Minn. ― Here are highlights from the August issue of Mayo Clinic Health Letter. You may cite this publication as often as you wish. Reprinting is allowed for a fee. Mayo Clinic Health Letter attribution is required. Include the following subscription information as your editorial policies permit: Visit http://www.HealthLetter.MayoClinic.com or [...]

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Early Diagnosis and Aggressive Approach to Rheumatoid Arthritis

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FloX45Ue414 Being diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis can be frightening. It's a lifelong chronic condition that not only causes painful damage to your joints but can affect other areas of the body, including heart and kidneys. So, an early diagnosis and an aggressive approach to treatment can mean having much better control [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

MAYO CLINIC RADIO

If you have shoulder problems the next Mayo Clinic Radio is for you!  On Saturday, July 26, at 9 a.m. CT, John Sperling, M.D., will join us to discuss the many causes of shoulder pain. What do you know about shoulder bursitis, tendinitis and something called Wiiitis? How are torn rotator cuffs diagnosed and repaired? We'll discuss a [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

THURSDAY CONSUMER HEALTH TIPS

Diabetes diet: Should I avoid sweet fruits? White coat hypertension: When blood pressure rises at the doctor's office Arthritis pain: Do's and don'ts Stopping blood loss: From the battlefield to the cornfield Birth control pills: Harmful in early pregnancy?

Created by Dana Sparks

Mayo Clinic Radio: Shoulder Problems

Miss the show? Here is the podcast! Mayo Clinic Radio Full Show 7-26-2014 If you have shoulder problems the next Mayo Clinic Radio is for you!  On Saturday, July 26, at 9 a.m. CT, John Sperling, M.D., will join us to discuss the many causes of shoulder pain.  What do you know [...]

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