Arthritis of the foot and ankle is common, and symptoms include difficulty walking, swelling of the joint, pain in the foot and ankle during walking and tenderness of the joint, as stated by the American Academy of Ortho... More » Family

Treatments for arthritis in the feet include taking medications such as painkillers and oral or injectable corticosteroids, which reduce inflammation, states the Arthritis Foundation. Other treatments include physical th... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Factors such as old age, genetics, injuries, infections or being overweight contribute to over 100 different types of arthritis, explains WebMD. The two most common kinds of arthritis are osteoarthritis and rheumatoid ar... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Joint pain in the foot can be caused by arthritis, according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. The three types of arthritis most often found in the feet are osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and post-tr... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Symptoms of thumb arthritis include pain or loss of strength when gripping or pinching, swelling and tenderness at the base of the thumb, and an aching discomfort after prolonged use, according to the American Academy of... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Shoulder pain can be caused by inflammation, tendon tears, arthritis or fractures, reports the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. More rarely, shoulder pain can be caused by tumors, infections or nerve damage. More » Health Conditions & Diseases

The most common symptoms of a bulging or herniated disc in the lower back include back pain, numbness in the foot or leg, and leg or foot pain, according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. In some patients,... More » Health Pain & Symptoms