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Radiographic Knee OA Not Correlated With Diabetes, Altered Glucose Metabolism

Radiographic Knee OA Not Correlated With Diabetes, Altered Glucose Metabolism

Investigators examined whether there is a connection between diabetes and increased risk for knee osteoarthritis.

One-Session Intervention for Hand OA Improved Grip Strength, Patient Satisfaction

One-Session Intervention for Hand OA Improved Grip Strength, Patient Satisfaction

Investigators examined the effect of an interdisciplinary, combined intervention in patients with hand osteoarthritis.

Joint Mobilization Plus Exercise Beneficial for Knee Osteoarthritis

Joint Mobilization Plus Exercise Beneficial for Knee Osteoarthritis

Patellar mobilization therapy plus exercise has the potential to reduce pain and improve function and quality of life for patients with knee OA.

Higher Fibrosis Scores Associated With Lower Radiographic Severity in Knee OA

Higher Fibrosis Scores Associated With Lower Radiographic Severity in Knee OA

Higher fibrosis scores were associated with lower radiographic disease severity over time in patients with knee osteoarthritis.

FDA Fast Track Designation Granted for Investigational Osteoarthritis Treatment

FDA Fast Track Designation Granted for Investigational Osteoarthritis Treatment

The FDA has granted Fast Track designation for GLPG1972/S201086 for the treatment of osteoarthritis.

Four Pain Susceptibility Phenotypes Identified in Knee Osteoarthritis

Four Pain Susceptibility Phenotypes Identified in Knee Osteoarthritis

Four pain susceptibility phenotypes were identified in patients who had or were at risk for knee osteoarthritis, as well as risk factors for the development of persistent knee pain.

Moderate Physical Activity Slows Cartilage Loss in Women With Knee Osteoarthritis

Moderate Physical Activity Slows Cartilage Loss in Women With Knee Osteoarthritis

Researchers examined the effect of physical activity on cartilage thickness loss in knee osteoarthritis.

Physician-Patient Discordance of Global Assessment Higher in Osteoarthritis vs Rheumatoid Arthritis

Physician-Patient Discordance of Global Assessment Higher in Osteoarthritis vs Rheumatoid Arthritis

Researchers compared patient-physician discordance in global assessment in patients with osteoarthritis vs patients with rheumatoid arthritis seen in routine care.

No Benefit Found for Low-Dose Radiation Therapy for in Treatment of Knee Osteoarthritis

No Benefit Found for Low-Dose Radiation Therapy for in Treatment of Knee Osteoarthritis

Data show that low-dose radiation therapy does not lead to a substantial reduction in symptoms in patients with knee OA compared with sham therapy.

CDC: About 1 in 3 Adults With Prediabetes Has Arthritis

CDC: About 1 in 3 Adults With Prediabetes Has Arthritis

About 1 in 3 adults with prediabetes has arthritis, and half of those with both conditions are physically inactive and/or obese.