Physical therapy failed to improve hip OA

Physical therapy incorporating manual therapy, exercise, patient education, and in some cases use of an assistive device for walking, failed to lessen pain or improve function in hip osteoarthritis...

Field of Interest: Rheumatology
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In obesity and knee OA, weight loss is a big win

PARIS – Weight loss of more than 5% produced clinically meaningful improvements in knee osteoarthritis, even when final body mass index remained high, a large, community-based study has shown. For...

Field of Interest: Rheumatology
Type: News Item

Poor vibratory sense contributes to OA knee instability

PARIS – Impaired vibratory sense and muscle strength may be important risk factors for knee instability in persons with or at risk for symptomatic knee osteoarthritis, according to an analysis of a...

Field of Interest: Rheumatology
Type: News Item

Poor vibratory sense contributes to OA knee instability

PARIS – Impaired vibratory sense and muscle strength may be important risk factors for knee instability in persons with or at risk for symptomatic knee osteoarthritis, according to an analysis of a...

Field of Interest: Geriatrics
Type: News Item

Vigorous exercise hastens knee OA progression

PARIS – Vigorous, but not moderate, physical exercise was associated with a significantly greater risk of knee osteoarthritis progression over 1 year in a longitudinal analysis of 99...

Field of Interest: Rheumatology
Type: News Item

Childhood sports knee injuries carry heavy burden

PARIS – Knee trauma from a childhood sports injury can have serious consequences in young adults, judging from preliminary results from a historical cohort. When assessed 3-10 years after the sports...

Field of Interest: Rheumatology
Type: News Item

PCPs all over the map in conservative OA therapy use

PARIS – Use of conservative, nonpharmacologic osteoarthritis therapies was relatively low and varied considerably across 10 primary care clinics within the same U.S. health care system. In seven of...

Field of Interest: Rheumatology
Type: News Item

PCPs all over the map in conservative OA therapy use

PARIS – Use of conservative, nonpharmacologic osteoarthritis therapies was relatively low and varied considerably across 10 primary care clinics within the same U.S. health care system. In seven of...

Field of Interest: Geriatrics
Type: News Item

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