Intra-articular ozone may provide pain relief, functional improvement, and gains in quality of life in patients with knee osteoarthritis.
Approximately 37% of US adults aged 60 years and older have been diagnosed with knee osteoarthritis, and the number is expected to rise.
Patients with knee osteoarthritis and severe comorbidities showed significant improvements in physical function shown by WOMAC and 6MWT scores after undergoing a tailored exercise program.
Chondroitin sulfate was superior to placebo and proved equivalent to celecoxib for osteoarthritis of the knee.
Fiber and/or the dietary supplement chondroitin may help reduce knee pain from arthritis.
A quadriceps isometric contraction exercise method is effective for relieving pain in knee osteoarthritis.
Transcranial direct current stimulation can effectively alleviate osteoarthritis-related knee pain.
Novel viscous gel-based formulation of hyaluronan more effective in reducing pain and stiffness in patients with moderate knee osteoarthritis.
The current practice of total knee replacement that is performed in the US has minimal effects on quality of life among patients.
The first evidence-based recommendations on the use of imaging in osteoarthritis clinical practice have been released by the European League Against Rheumatism.
There was no association between metabolic syndrome, its components, and incident knee osteoarthritis.
Having knee osteoarthritis may increase the likelihood of developing hypertension.
DAS28 were found to be significantly higher at baseline and at 12-month follow-up in a group of patients (n=9) with knee osteoarthritis.
Radiofrequency treatment is an effective option for treating refractory chronic knee, hip, and shoulder joint pain.
The Food and Drug Administration has accepted for review the New Drug Application for Zilretta for the treatment of patients with osteoarthritis of the knee.
No difference in pain reduction for patients with knee OA receiving combination chondroitin sulfate and glucosamine sulfate compared with control group.
Weather conditions generally do not influence pain.
Patient- and provider-based interventions do not improve osteoarthritis outcomes.
More people in the US would undergo total knee arthroplasty if it were not for its elective nature and the psychological factors behind the decision to undergo the procedure.
Intra-articular corticosteroid injections for osteoarthritis of the knee may improve pain and physical function for up to 6 weeks.
Data shows that chondroitin sulfate was superior to celecoxib in delaying the progression of knee osteoarthritis.
In current knee OA care, both personal factors and factors related to HCPs play a role in treatment non-adherence.
A decision aid can increase the rate of total knee replacement surgery among black patients with knee OA.
"This study demonstrated that genicular nerve RF neurotomy is a safe and efficient treatment modality and provides functional improvement along with analgesia in patients with chronic knee OA."
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