Search results for "Osteoarthritis"


 
Results 1 - 10 of about 59 for "Osteoarthritis".

Early interventions overlooked in OA

Osteoarthritis of the hands with joint space narrowing and osteophytes. American College of Physicians. ... But an X-ray can reveal the bony growths associated with osteoarthritis, Drs.
May 2013

QD: News Every Day--Dextrose injections for knee osteoarthritis aids pain, function

Prolotherapy injections of dextrose for knee osteoarthritis resulted in clinically meaningful sustained improvement of pain, function and stiffness scores compared with blinded saline injections and at-home exercises, a study found. ... Researchers
January 2020

QD: News Every Day--Viscosupplementation for knee OA doesn't work, risks side effects

QD: News Every Day--Viscosupplementation for knee OA doesn't work, risks side effects. ... Reviewers looked at randomized trials that compared viscosupplementation with sham or nonintervention control in adults with knee osteoarthritis.
January 2020

QD: News Every Day--No benefit to knee surgery for meniscal tears without osteoarthritis

QD: News Every Day--No benefit to knee surgery for meniscal tears without osteoarthritis. ... Moderate evidence suggests that there is no benefit to arthroscopic meniscal debridement for degenerative meniscal tears compared to nonoperative or sham
January 2020

Improbable, unsinkable glucosamine

A subsequent study of hip osteoarthritis also showed it worked no better than placebo. ... A new study shows that glucosamine works no better than placebo for osteoarthritis pain in the low back.
January 2020

4 steps to managing osteoarthritis pain in the elderly

There is a 4-step process for managing osteoarthritis pain in elderly patients, Carla R. ... The fourth and final step in management of osteoarthritis pain is use of pharmacologic options, Dr.
July 2016

Pop Quiz: Women's Health

In women age 65 years+, the other most common diseases which drove them to treatment were hyperlipidemia (7.1 million), osteoarthritis (5.9 million), heart disease (5.7 million), and COPD ... In women age 45-64 years, the next most common were:
January 2020

Drugs, drugs, and...tai chi?

Early data on several experimental rheumatologic therapies was presented, including an injection for treatment-resistant gout and a new painkiller for knee osteoarthritis, as well as two potential competitors to Fosamax ... The researcher did warn that
January 2020

QD: News Every Day--Despite the obvious, runners may not get knee OA more than others

QD: News Every Day--Despite the obvious, runners may not get knee OA more than others. ... Contrary to common sense, running may pose no more risk of knee osteoarthritis than walking, a small study found.
January 2020

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:.
January 2020

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