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Okay, you could have a joint problem as a cause of your imbalance. For example, arthritis, torn cartilage, or an injured ligament can cause problems with balance. A joint examination, and perhaps some imaging tests, will likely be necessary to establish the diagnosis. Treatment depends on the specific diagnosis, but arthritis and other joint conditions causing balance problems tend to be quite treatable.

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