March 2017 - Page 4 of 5 - Toronto First Aid

9 March 2017
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What is reactive arthritis?

9 March 2017, Comments: 0

Reactive arthritis is characterized by joint pain and swelling triggered by infection in other parts of the body. The condition is considered rare. The […]


7 March 2017
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Adenoiditis

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Adenoiditis involves inflammation of the adenoid tissues. It is difficult to tell if the adenoid tissue is infected or enlarged due to its distant […]


6 March 2017
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Hip bursitis

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Hip bursitis is characterized by inflammation of the bursa or small sac of fluid between the bone and tendon that prevents friction. There are […]


3 March 2017
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Patellofemoral pain syndrome

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Patellofemoral pain syndrome is characterized as pain at the front part of the knee joint. This occurs once the patella rubs beneath the femur […]


3 March 2017
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Femur stress fracture

3 March 2017, Comments: 0

A femur stress fracture occurs if the femur bone is subjected to prolonged overuse. It is important to note that the femur is the […]