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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.
Learn about common low back pain treatments, including medications, physical therapy, and massage.
Anti-depressants, NSAIDs, and Other Medications for TMJ Disorders
There are several medications that can help ease jaw pain and other symptoms of TMJ disorders. Read about how muscle relaxants, anti-depressants, and even Botox can help you manage TMJ disorder symptoms.

Infusion of a local anesthetic in the adductor canal during knee replacement surgery reduced postoperative pain and improved the ability of patients to get up and move following surgery.

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.
Mind-body Techniques and Other Alternative Treatments for PHN
Some complementary and alternative treatments, such as yoga and acupuncture, may help you manage postherpetic neuralgia (PHN) symptoms. Learn about the alternative treatments available for PHN.
What to Eat to Ease Fibromyalgia Symptoms
Although there’s really no such thing as a fibromyalgia diet, eating certain foods—while limiting other foods—can help ease the chronic pain and other symptoms associated with fibromyalgia. Find out what you should be eating for fibromyalgia.
What is most important to you when choosing a medicine or therapy to manage your pain?
Cost
15%
Dosing requirement (ie one vs. two times per day)
3%
Safety and effectiveness
61%
Physician recommended
9%
Recommended by another patient suffering from pain
12%
Updated on: Sunday, July 27th, 2014