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Sacroiliac disease is high-impact trauma to the sacroiliac joint that can cause death, or bone, and nerve damage.

Scleroderma is a serious, progressive disease that affects the skin and connective tissue (including cartilage, bone, fat, and the tissue that supports the nerves and blood vessels

Scoliosis is a side-to-side curvature of the spine.
 
 

Septic arthritis, which is sometimes called infectious arthritis or pyogenic arthritis, is a serious infection of the joints characterized by pain, fever, occasional chills, inflammation and swelling in one or more joints, and loss of function in the affected joints

Shoulder Impingement   refers to mechanical compression and/or wear of the rotator cuff tendons.

Shoulder arthritis a degenerative disease caused by either wear and tear (osteoarthritis) or an inflammation (rheumatoid arthritis) of one or both of the shoulder joints.

Simple bone cyst, otherwise known as a Unicameral bone cyst, is a fluid-filled cavity in the bone, lined by compressed fibrous tissue

Spinal stenosis is any narrowing of the spinal canal that causes compression of the spinal nerve cord. Spinal stenosis causes pain and may cause loss of some body functions.

Sporotrichosis is a chronic infection caused by the microscopic fungus Sporothrix schenckii

Steroid myopathy is muscle disease or weakness caused from over use of steroids especially Corticosteroids.

St. Vitus' dance, is a disorder effecting children and characterized by jerky, uncontrollable movements, either of the face or of the arms and legs.

Stiff-person syndrome is a rare progressive neurological disorder characterized by constant painful contractions and spasms of voluntary muscles

Still's disease is an illness with fever, rash, and joint pain. It may lead to chronic arthritis

Subchondral bone cyst is one that happens near a joint and is beneath the cartilage around a joint

Swayback is a disorder defined by an excessive inward curve of the spine

Sydenham's chorea is a disorder effecting children and characterized by jerky, uncontrollable movements, either of the face or of the arms and legs.

Synovial Fluid analysis,   also called joint fluid analysis, or arthrocentesis, is a procedure used to assess joint-related abnormalities, such as in the knee or elbow.

Systemic lupus erythematosus   (also called lupus or SLE) is a disease where a person's immune system attacks and injures the body's own organs and tissues. Almost every system of the body can be affected by SLE.

Systemic Sclerosis is a serious, progressive disease that affects the skin and connective tissue (including cartilage, bone, fat, and the tissue that supports the nerves and blood vessels

Takayasu's arteritis affects the aorta (the very large main artery that exits the heart and receives all of the blood to be delivered throughout the body

Temporal Arteritis   A serious disease characterized by inflammation of the walls of the blood vessels.

Temporomandibular joint disorder  (TMJ) is the name given to a group of symptoms that cause pain in the head, face, and jaw

Tennis elbow  is an inflammation of several structures of the elbow

Tendinitis  is the inflammation of a tendon, a tough rope-like tissue that connects muscle to bone.

Tietze Syndrome is an inflammation of a rib or the cartilage connecting a rib.

Transverse myelitis   (TM) is an uncommon neurological syndrome caused by inflammation (a protective response which includes swelling, pain, heat, and redness) of the spinal cord,

Tuberculous arthritis is an infection of the joints caused by tuberculosis.

Ulcerative colitis is a form of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). It causes swelling, ulcerations, and loss of function of the large intestine.

Unicameral bone cyst, otherwise known as a simple bone cyst, is a fluid-filled cavity in the bone

Vasculitis refers to a varied group of disorders which all share a common underlying problem of inflammation of a blood vessel or blood vessels.

Viral arthritis is inflammation of the joints that results from a viral infection.

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