Search results for "Osteoarthritis"

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Osteoarthritis at the base of the thumb has a 15-33% prevalence in adults

Osteoarthritis at the base of the thumb has a 15-33% prevalence in adults. ... Non-operative treatments can ameliorate symptoms and delay surgery in most patients with osteoarthritis of the thumb:.
November 2020

Earlier recognition may help outcomes in osteoarthritis

Interventions such as exercise and weight loss are more likely to be successful for osteoarthritis if it is detected early. ... Osteoarthritis affects millions of Americans, but effective treatments for advanced disease continue to be limited.
May 2013

QD: News Every Day--Weight loss may be independent factor in lessening knee arthritis pain

responses of nearly 4,800 people who were part of the Osteoarthritis Initiative. ... It adds the conclusion that this occurs independently of other factors, such as osteoarthritis severity.
November 2020

One patient's osteoarthritis and what works for the disease

One patient's osteoarthritis and what works for the disease. One of my patients came to see me today with severe right knee pain. ... This is not a new problem, and in fact, we have been dealing with flare ups of her osteoarthritis for years.
November 2020

QD: News Every Day--Therapy for painful hip arthritis may be no better than sham treatment

with hip pain levels of 40 or higher on a visual analog scale of 100 mm and hip osteoarthritis confirmed by radiograph. ... The results raise questions about the importance of physical therapy for painful hip osteoarthritis, the researchers wrote.
November 2020

Top 10 reasons to visit the doctor

Skin disorders. --Osteoarthritis and joint pain. --Back problems. --Cholesterol problems. --Upper respiratory conditions (not including asthma). ... Most orthopedic specialists are not interested in dealing with osteoarthritis, back pain or joint
November 2020

MKSAP quiz: Woman complains of joint pain and stiffness

Double-blind, placebo-controlled trials have shown that acetaminophen effectively manages symptoms of osteoarthritis in many patients. ... Etanercept is an appropriate therapy for the management of patients with rheumatoid arthritis but is not indicated
May 2009

QD: News Every Day--One-third of knee replacements may be inappropriate

a multicenter, prospective, 5-year longitudinal study of persons with or at high risk for knee osteoarthritis (OA). ... TKA patients’ characteristics exists, particularly with regard to knee pain, OA severity and extent.
November 2020

QD: News Every Day--Knee meniscus surgery, therapy have similar outcomes

QD: News Every Day--Knee meniscus surgery, therapy have similar outcomes. Patients with a meniscal tear and knee osteoarthritis had no significant differences in functional improvement at six months whether they ... Researchers conducted a seven-center,
November 2020

Evaluating ‘weekend warrior’ knee injuries

Age, for example, is one indicator: In young adults, knee injuries are typically ligament tears and patellofemoral pain syndrome, while older adults more often have degenerative meniscal tears and osteoarthritis.
June 2011

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