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Where Does It Hurt?
Back & Neck
The spine runs from the back of the neck to the lower back and can be painful and stiff from problems such as arthritis and muscle stress.
These ball-and-socket joints move in almost all directions. Shoulders are prone to arthritis injury and fracture.
Elbows can be affected by arthritis and repetitive use that can mean ongoing pain and stiffness.
These ball-and-socket joints move in almost all directions. Arthritis and osteoporosis can mean pain, stiffness or fracture.
Wrists, Hands & Fingers
Wrist, hand and finger joints are among the most important joints for performing daily activities.
The ankle is a complex joint with many moving parts, making it vulnerable to injury and arthritis.
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