Patients in the intervention group saw improvements in WOMAC and 6MWT scores after participating in adapted exercise programs.
Barriers to mobility within communities may lead to "participation restriction" in elderly with knee osteoarthritis.
Researchers suggest that limiting opioid prescriptions might optimize benefits of TKA.
Prescription-grade chondroitin sulfate is as efficacious as celecoxib in reducing pain and improving function in patients with knee osteoarthritis.
From 2003 to 2011 there was a decrease in hip fracture rate and in-hospital mortality after hip fracture.
Ultrasound examination of the hands can facilitate the diagnosis of hand osteoarthritis in patients who do not fulfill ACR criteria.
These guidelines address the use of antirheumatic drugs for adults with RA, SpA, JIA, and SLE undergoing THA or TKA.
In patients with osteoarthritis, corticosteroid injection was associated with significant hip pain reduction.
For symp¬tomatic OA, CONCEPT was the first trial of chondroitin to be conducted in compliance with EMA recommendations for investigating the efficacy of agents.
However, while not associated with hand OA, long-term type 1 diabetes is associated with hand pain, disability, and stiffness.