For patients with knee osteoarthritis, flat, flexible shoes are not superior to stable, supportive shoes.
In a systematic review and meta-analysis, study authors assessed the global prevalence, incidence, and risk factors for knee osteoarthritis.
Veterans experience modest improvements with stepped exercise program versus arthritis education control.
Researchers assessed whether patients with osteoarthritis and NSAID allergies have higher odds of developing opioid use disorder, and identified next steps to be considered for this patient population.
Researchers evaluated the efficacy of tocilizumab, an anti-IL-6 receptor, in patients with symptomatic hand osteoarthritis.
Researchers determined the association between severity of periodontitis and osteoarthritis in middle-aged and older adults with type 2 diabetes.
For patients with a primary diagnosis of hip or knee OA, total joint arthroplasty (TJA) is associated with a reduced risk for traumatic falls.
Researchers evaluated opioid use disorder hospitalizations and associated healthcare utilization outcomes in patients with common musculoskeletal diseases.
Analgesic use in patients with knee and hip osteoarthritis significantly reduced after supervised exercise therapy.
Ascending and descending pain mechanisms may be associated with Knee pain patterns in older adults with or at risk for knee osteoarthritis.