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Arthroscopy  External Link

Also available in: Spanish   External Link

This public information fact sheet defines and describes arthroscopy, a surgical procedure orthopaedic surgeons use to visualize, diagnose and treat problems inside a joint. Some of the most frequent ... Details >

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons  External Link

Disorders That Affect Muscles and/or Nerves - Patient Resources  External Link

Provides information concerning electromyography, or EMG, procedures, such as patient preparation for testing. Also contains short, general definitions of several disorders that affect the muscles an... Details >

American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine  External Link

Find a Rheumatologist  External Link

This page will help you find specialists in arthritis care and research in your geographic area.... Details >

American College of Rheumatology  External Link

Gout Fact Sheet  External Link

This online fact sheet provides basic information for consumers about gout -- a painful musculoskeletal condition caused by excessive amounts of uric acid crystals settling in the joints or other tiss... Details >

Arthritis Foundation  External Link

Information for Patients About Paget’s Disease of Bone

This fact sheet provides information about Paget’s disease, a chronic disorder that can result in enlarged and misshapen bones. The excessive breakdown and formation of bone tissue causes affected bon... Details >

NIH Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases ~ National Resource Center

Journal of Musculoskeletal and Neuronal Interactions  External Link

The Journal of Musculoskeletal and Neuronal Interactions (JMNI) is a quarterly academic journal dealing with the pathophysiology and treatment of musculoskeletal disorders. Its purpose is to publish o... Details >

International Society of Musculoskeletal and Neuronal Interactions  External Link

Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis  External Link

There are several types of juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, or JRA, which typically appears between the ages of 6 months and 16 years. Understanding the symptoms and characteristics of each of them can... Details >

Nemours Foundation  External Link

Local Chapters and Support Groups: Sjogren's Syndrome Foundation  External Link

The Sjögren's Syndrome Foundation sponsors nearly 100 groups located throughout the United States and Canada. These groups, run by volunteers, provide members opportunity to share advice and tips for ... Details >

Sjogren's Syndrome Foundation, Inc.  External Link

Locating a Rheumatologist - Spondylitis Association of America  External Link

Many people with spondylitis need to be seen by a rheumatologist over an extended period of time rather than being care for by their primary care doctor (general practitioner). Rheumatic diseases ofte... Details >

Spondylitis Association of America  External Link

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases

Also available in: Spanish 

The mission of the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases is to support research into the causes, treatment, and prevention of arthritis and musculoskeletal and skin dis... Details >

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases Information Clearinghouse