Individuals with osteoarthritis may exhibit a higher prevalence of sarcopenic obesity, compared with patients with rheumatoid arthritis.
The SSDM series of applications is cost-effective for patients of rheumatologists.
In patients with hand osteoarthritis, pregabalin was shown to improve hand pain.
Inhibition of the Wnt pathway with the small molecule SM04690 was shown to improve pain and maintain or improve radiographic outcomes in patients with knee osteoarthritis.
In patients undergoing THA or TKA, the use of multimodal approaches for postoperative pain is increasing.
The FDA has granted fast track designation to MIV-711.
Experts strongly advise against the use of arthroscopic knee surgery compared with conservative management in nearly all patients with degenerative knee disease.
Opioid use for postoperative pain from TKA or THA has decreased.
Vibrating gloves may reduce hand pain in women with OA.
Liposomal bupivacaine showed better pain relief for patients undergoing shoulder arthroplasty.