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Osteoarthritis health centre

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Symptoms & types

Learn about the symptoms of osteoarthritis, why not all symptoms are the same, and how symptoms of different types of arthritis may be confused with osteoarthritis.

Symptoms

What does it mean if you have swelling? Can arthritis cause fever? Begin learning the symptoms of the different types of arthritis.

Swollen, creaky joints are a hallmark of osteoarthritis -- but they can also be mistaken for something else. Learn the signs of osteoarthritis and how it varies from person to person.

What are the symptoms of an acetabular labral tear? Find out.

Types

From osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis to other arthritic conditions: Do you know the major types of arthritis?

Read more about osteoarthritis in the cervical spine.

Find out more about osteoarthritis in the feet and ankles.

Learn more about degenerative arthritis of the hip.

Find out more about degenerative arthritis of the shoulder.

Read more about degenerative arthritis of the spine.

Read more about degenerative arthritis of the knee.

Complications

Overuse injuries like tennis elbow are more common in people with osteoarthritis. Learn more about this condition and what can be done to reduce the inflammation.

Get information about osteoarthritis of the hand – from what causes it to how it can be treated and how the pain can be managed.

An inflammation of a tendon, learn what can trigger this condition, its symptoms and how to tell it from osteoarthritis.

Osteoarthritis can make you more prone to overuse injuries like bursitis. Find out about symptoms, see a photo and learn how to prevent this condition.

Impingement syndrome is common in the shoulder and, like osteoarthritis, more likely to appear as we get older. Learn what it is, how it's diagnosed and its treatments.

A painful inflammation of the thumb, this overuse injury affects mostly women. Learn how to tell this condition from osteoarthritis, see an image and more.

Scoliosis is often seen in children and can cause osteoarthritis of the spine. Find out what causes the condition, how it's diagnosed and your treatment options.

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