Noninferiority of Celecoxib to Ibuprofen & Naproxen for CV Events: Understanding Implications of the PRECISION Trial

Numerically fewer Antiplatelet Trialists Collaboration composite outcome events occurred with celecoxib treatment than with naproxen and ibuprofen. PRECISION lead investigator Dr Steven Nissen discusses clinical ...

The Impact of Obesity on Arthritis Outcomes

Obesity may affect risk of developing osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis, and it has been linked with increased disease activity and adverse clinical outcomes.

Review of the Evidence Behind Platelet-Rich Plasma Therapy

Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy is being used by clinicians to treat patients with symptomatic or post-traumatic osteoarthritis. While basic science and preclinical data support some ...

Conservative Management Options for Osteoarthritis

Conservative treatment options include weight loss, physical therapy, activity modification, drugs, orthotics, and intra-articular injections.

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Knee Osteoarthritis: Intra-Articular Triamcinolone vs Saline Injection

Knee Osteoarthritis: Intra-Articular Triamcinolone vs Saline Injection

Patients with knee osteoarthritis experienced significant cartilage volume loss when undergoing intra-articular triamcinolone injections.

Knee Pain Relief From Fiber, Chondroitin in Osteoarthritis

Knee Pain Relief From Fiber, Chondroitin in Osteoarthritis

There was a lower risk for osteoarthritis knee pain with chondroitin supplementation and higher intake of fiber.

Osteoarthritis Hand Pain May Be Improved With Vibrating Gloves

Osteoarthritis Hand Pain May Be Improved With Vibrating Gloves

Vibrating gloves may reduce hand pain in women with hand osteoarthritis.

Superior Reduction in Osteoarthritis Knee Pain From Novel Hyaluronan Injection

Superior Reduction in Osteoarthritis Knee Pain From Novel Hyaluronan Injection

A novel viscous gel-based formulation of hyaluronan was more effective in reducing pain and stiffness in patients with moderate knee osteoarthritis.

Arthroscopy Seldom Effective for Degenerative Knees

Arthroscopy Seldom Effective for Degenerative Knees

The widely used procedure won't help arthritic degeneration, according to a new recommendation.

Hand Osteoarthritis Will Affect 40% of People in US

Hand Osteoarthritis Will Affect 40% of People in US

Researchers found that obesity appears to raise the risk.

Weight Loss Reduces Knee Cartilage Degeneration In Patients at Risk for Osteoarthritis

Weight Loss Reduces Knee Cartilage Degeneration In Patients at Risk for Osteoarthritis

Weight loss in patients at risk for osteoarthritis helped slow degeneration of knee cartilage over 48 months.

Popping Joints Associated With Knee Osteoarthritis

Popping Joints Associated With Knee Osteoarthritis

Subjective knee crepitus predicted incident subjective osteoarthritis longitudinally.

FDA Clears Radiofrequency Treatment for Osteoarthritis Knee Pain

FDA Clears Radiofrequency Treatment for Osteoarthritis Knee Pain

The FDA has cleared Halyard Health's COOLIEF Radiofrequency Treatment for relief of chronic osteoarthritis knee pain.

Metal Sensitization After Arthroplasty More Likely for Women

Metal Sensitization After Arthroplasty More Likely for Women

Among patients reporting pain, women have greater severity of metal sensitization.