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What happens when joint cartilage is lost? – VnExpress

Cartilage is very important for joints, the loss of cartilage causes the joint space to narrow, causing osteoarthritis, degenerative joint diseases … leading to pain and inflammation. The body contains three different types of cartilage: hyaline cartilage, elastic cartilage, and fibrocartilage. Hyalin cartilage, also known as articular cartilage, is a familiar type of cartilage, they […]

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Why should you abstain from sugar when you have arthritis? – VnExpress

Musculoskeletal patients should choose foods that do not contain sugar, “hidden sugar” and other sweet foods to avoid the risk of inflammation. People with arthritis are recommended to limit eating some foods that contain inflammatory substances, including sugar. The dietary research group at the American College of Rheumatology found that eating too much sugar or […]

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Deformed broken leg due to glass bone

Ho Chi Minh CityThe 48-year-old man suffered from vitreous bone disease, his right leg was broken many times leading to deformity, misalignment of the leg axis, and inability to sit. The patient was admitted to Xuyen A General Hospital with severe pain in the right thigh and groin area due to incomplete bone formation (glass […]

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Scoliosis – a common disease in children – VnExpress

Scoliosis is common in children, more than 80% of which have no known cause, causing compression that prevents internal organs from developing. Associate Professor, Dr. Dinh Ngoc Son, Head of Spine Surgery Department, Viet Duc Friendship Hospital, on May 19, said that the hospital had just received two special cases. The first case is a […]

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Joint pain worsens when changing seasons – VnExpress

Atmospheric pressure, humidity… the impact, plus the subjective failure to examine and take medicine regularly makes musculoskeletal patients more painful in the winter. The weather changes, the pain flares up Years ago, when the weather changed, Mr. Nguyen Nho Quyen (42 years old, Quoc Oai, Hanoi) had to deal with severe joint pain. Every time […]