Research presented at the conference offered some lifestyle advice for patients with osteoarthritis as well. ... For patients who already have osteoarthritis, some alternative treatments were supported by evidence presented at the meeting.
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.
Patients with diabetes who receive a steroid joint injection for osteoarthritis, for example, might experience unusually high glucose levels.
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.
and no associated osteoarthritis.
At this point, what is the most likely diagnosis? A. Sarcoidosis and osteoarthritis. ... The patient's joint symptoms are not very consistent with osteoarthritis but are most suggestive of RA: symmetric small-joint stiffness and acute clinical synovitis
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.
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.
Screening and diagnosing healthy, asymptomatic people with a barrage of tests has created a culture of illness, write three Dartmouth physic...
Colleagues and I have studied massage for osteoarthritis, and published very encouraging results.