Explore the latest in osteoarthritis, including advances in medical and non-pharmacologic management of symptoms and physical function.
This cross-sectional study assesses the physician and financial factors associated with the use of hyaluronic acid to treat knee osteoarthritis.
This cohort study uses data from the Study of Women’s Health Across the Nation to identify factors associated with improvements in physical health and function among women during midlife.
A physician in his 70s describes his path to a diagnosis of inflammatory arthritis, which included completely normal laboratory results.
This cohort study assesses the risk of osteoarthritis and joint replacement in individuals with type 2 diabetes treated with metformin vs a sulfonylurea.
This randomized clinical trial assesses the effect of a diet and exercise intervention vs an attention control condition on knee pain at 18-month follow-up among individuals aged 50 years or older with knee osteoarthritis and overweight or obesity.
This cohort study compares mean pain reduction among individuals with osteoarthritis of the knee or hip who underwent a face-to-face vs digital first-line intervention in Sweden.
This meta-analysis models the time course of placebo response in patients receiving oral treatment for osteoarthritis.
This JAMA Patient Page describes the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of lumbar spinal stenosis.
This systematic review and meta-analysis investigates the correlation of preoperative and intraoperative factors with physical function 1 year after total knee arthroplasty in patients with knee osteoarthritis.
This Review summarizes problems with the hands, wrists, and fingers that are commonly encountered in primary care, including carpal tunnel syndrome and arthritis, among others, and offers a range of treatment options for each.
This randomized clinical trial assesses the efficacy and cost-effectiveness of liposomal bupivacaine plus bupivacaine hydrochloride compared with bupivacaine hydrochloride alone for postoperative recovery and pain management among patients undergoing knee replacement.
This randomized clinical trial examines whether outcomes are improved by undergoing bariatric surgery before total knee arthroplasty among individuals with severe obesity and end-stage osteoarthritis.
This randomized clinical trial compares the effect of intramuscular vs intra-articular injection of a glucocorticoid on pain in patients with symptomatic knee osteoarthritis.
This JAMA Patient Page describes osteoarthritis and its risk factors, diagnosis, and treatment.
This randomized clinical trial of older patients with knee osteoarthritis evaluates the effect of prehabilitation on functional independence and activity limitations after total knee replacement surgery.
This randomized clinical trial evaluates the use of pulsed low-intensity ultrasonography for symptom relief and cartilage loss in individuals with osteoarthritis of the knee.
This economic evaluation compares the cost-effectiveness of physical therapy vs intra-articular glucocorticoid injection as initial treatment strategies for knee osteoarthritis.
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