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Because psoriatic arthritis is similar to other forms of arthritis (such as rheumatoid arthritis), it is important to get a reliable diagnosis.
Diagnosing low back pain involves a variety of exams and tests to make an accurate diagnosis. For example, you may need a bone scan and x-ray to detect the source of your pain. Find out more about these and other low back pain exams and tests.

Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments for Spondylosis

Spondylosis, or osteoarthritis that affects the spine, is generally caused by the aging process or wear and tear on the spine. Learn about what happens to your spine, as well as common symptoms of spondylosis.
Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disorder that can cause chronic pain and joint inflammation. This article includes 10 facts and tips you need to know about rheumatoid arthritis.
Simple Stretches to Help Ease Knee OA Symptoms
Fibromyalgia is a disorder that causes widespread chronic muscle pain, tenderness, and debilitating fatigue. Read about other key fibromyalgia symptoms, as well as the most common causes and treatments for fibromyalgia in our Fibromyalgia Center.
4 Common Causes of TMJ Disorders

PHN Symptoms and Causes

Postherpetic neuralgia often occurs after shingles symptoms have subsided. Learn more about the painful condition in this overview.
When it comes to preventing migraines and headaches, identifying what triggers them can help, but there are some lifestyle tips you can incorporate to prevent the frequency and intensity of migraines and headaches.

Injections, Stimulation, Pain Pumps, and Other Treatments

Finding pain relief can be tough for people living with chronic pain. Find out about common interventional pain management procedures.
Is there such a thing as an osteoarthritis diet? This article shows you how eating certain foods may help ease the pain and stiffness of knee osteoarthritis (OA). We show you tips on how to maintain a healthy diet—and weight—with knee OA.

In addition to reducing risk factors, like carrying your cell phone in your front pocket, there are exercises and medications you can take to help reduce painful symptoms. 

In addition to reducing risk factors, like carrying your cell phone in your front pocket, Dr. Joseph Ruane discusses treatment options for meralgia paresthetica, including physical therapy and medications.
What is most important to you when choosing a medicine or therapy to manage your pain?
Updated on: Friday, February 27th, 2015