RHEUM || Pain

Acupuncture failed to reduce chronic knee pain

Neither traditional nor laser acupuncture is more effective than sham acupuncture at lessening pain or improving function in patients older than 50 years who have moderate to severe chronic knee...

Field of Interest: Rheumatology
Type: News Item

Most kneecap pain can be managed conservatively

SEATTLE – In about 80% of patients, patellofemoral knee pain is due to muscular dysfunction and often responds to strengthening and other conservative measures, according to Dr. Christian Lattermann...

Field of Interest: Rheumatology
Type: News Item

Glucocorticoid shots ineffective for spinal stenosis

Epidural injections of glucocorticoids plus lidocaine proved ineffective at improving pain or function in older adults with central spinal stenosis in a double-blind, randomized, controlled trial...

Field of Interest: Geriatrics
Type: News Item

Proposed PMR guidelines aim to standardize therapy

PARIS – New international guidelines for polymyalgia rheumatica will focus on standardizing treatment practice across specialties. When adopted, the proposed guidelines will succeed those published...

Field of Interest: Rheumatology
Type: News Item

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