A 12-week unsupervised, home-based online yoga program improved physical function but not knee pain during walking compared with online education about osteoarthritis, an Australian randomized trial found.
20 Sep 2022
HIPROT becomes an easy acronym to remember when evaluating hip pain, one expert said at Internal Medicine Meeting 2022.
1 Jul 2022
Hyaluronic acid injections for knee arthritis ineffective, surgery for meniscal tears noninferior to PT, studies find
A meta-analysis found no significant change in pain and more adverse events with viscosupplementation for osteoarthritis of the knee compared to placebo, while another study offered longer-term evidence that surgery was no better than physical therapy (PT) for degenerative meniscal tears.
12 Jul 2022
This column reviews recent recalls, alerts, and approvals.
1 Sep 2022
A modeling study analyzed the long-term effects and costs of total knee replacement for patients who were ages 50 years or older and had end-stage knee osteoarthritis and a body mass index of 40 kg/m2 or greater.
23 Mar 2021
An optimal regimen starting with nonpharmacologic measures can help patients achieve notable relief.
1 May 2021
Recent randomized trials in patients with osteoarthritis showed that an app-based program was associated with some reduction in reported pain and that cognitive behavioral therapy by phone improved insomnia symptoms.
2 Mar 2021
Weight loss and nutritional counseling should be the first step, while opioids are always and only a last resort.
1 Jul 2016
Off-label hydroxychloroquine no more effective than placebo when added to usual care for osteoarthritis hand pain
Findings do not support the current practice of off-label use of hydroxychloroquine in patients with hand osteoarthritis, but that should not deter research and drug development communities from researching more potent agents or compounds that more specifically target the inflammatory pathways, editorialists said.
27 Feb 2018
Cartilage volume loss was significantly greater in the triamcinolone group than in the placebo group, and there was no significant difference in pain between groups.
23 May 2017