Knee Osteoarthritis

Chondroitin as Effective as Celecoxib for Knee Osteoarthritis

Chondroitin as Effective as Celecoxib for Knee Osteoarthritis

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Chondroitin sulfate was superior to placebo and proved equivalent to celecoxib for osteoarthritis of the knee.

Fiber, Chondroitin Regimen Leads to Knee Pain Relief in Osteoarthritis

Fiber, Chondroitin Regimen Leads to Knee Pain Relief in Osteoarthritis

Fiber and/or the dietary supplement chondroitin may help reduce knee pain from arthritis.

Quadriceps Exercise to Relieve Knee Osteoarthritis-Related Pain

Quadriceps Exercise to Relieve Knee Osteoarthritis-Related Pain

A quadriceps isometric contraction exercise method is effective for relieving pain in knee osteoarthritis.

Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation Effective for Knee OA Pain

Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation Effective for Knee OA Pain

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Transcranial direct current stimulation can effectively alleviate osteoarthritis-related knee pain.

Novel Hyaluronan Injection Shows Superior Reduction in Osteoarthritis Knee Pain, Stiffness

Novel Hyaluronan Injection Shows Superior Reduction in Osteoarthritis Knee Pain, Stiffness

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Novel viscous gel-based formulation of hyaluronan more effective in reducing pain and stiffness in patients with moderate knee osteoarthritis.

Total Knee Replacement for Osteoarthritis has Little Effect on Quality of Life

Total Knee Replacement for Osteoarthritis has Little Effect on Quality of Life

The current practice of total knee replacement that is performed in the US has minimal effects on quality of life among patients.

Imaging Recommendations by EULAR for Symptomatic Osteoarthritis

Imaging Recommendations by EULAR for Symptomatic Osteoarthritis

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The first evidence-based recommendations on the use of imaging in osteoarthritis clinical practice have been released by the European League Against Rheumatism.

Knee Osteoarthritis, Metabolic Syndrome not Associated

Knee Osteoarthritis, Metabolic Syndrome not Associated

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There was no association between metabolic syndrome, its components, and incident knee osteoarthritis.

Knee Osteoarthritis May Increase Risk of Hypertension

Knee Osteoarthritis May Increase Risk of Hypertension

Having knee osteoarthritis may increase the likelihood of developing hypertension.

Knee Osteoarthritis in Early Rheumatoid Arthritis and Disease Activity Evaluation

Knee Osteoarthritis in Early Rheumatoid Arthritis and Disease Activity Evaluation

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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 for Refractory Chronic Joint Pain

Radiofrequency Treatment for Refractory Chronic Joint Pain

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Radiofrequency treatment is an effective option for treating refractory chronic knee, hip, and shoulder joint pain.

FDA Approves Zilretta NDA for Knee Osteoarthritis

FDA Approves Zilretta NDA for Knee Osteoarthritis

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.

Combination Therapy for Knee Osteoarthritis Inferior to Placebo

Combination Therapy for Knee Osteoarthritis Inferior to Placebo

No difference in pain reduction for patients with knee OA receiving combination chondroitin sulfate and glucosamine sulfate compared with control group.

Examining the Influence of Weather on Low Back Pain, Knee OA

Examining the Influence of Weather on Low Back Pain, Knee OA

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Weather conditions generally do not influence pain.

Lack of Efficacy of Interventions on Osteoarthritis Outcomes

Lack of Efficacy of Interventions on Osteoarthritis Outcomes

Patient- and provider-based interventions do not improve osteoarthritis outcomes.

Modifiable Psychological Factors Driving Decision to Undergo TKA

Modifiable Psychological Factors Driving Decision to Undergo TKA

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.

Efficacy of Intra-articular Corticosteroids for Knee Osteoarthritis

Efficacy of Intra-articular Corticosteroids for Knee Osteoarthritis

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Intra-articular corticosteroid injections for osteoarthritis of the knee may improve pain and physical function for up to 6 weeks.

Chondroitin Sulfate vs Celecoxib for Knee OA

Chondroitin Sulfate vs Celecoxib for Knee OA

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Data shows that chondroitin sulfate was superior to celecoxib in delaying the progression of knee osteoarthritis.

Barriers to Current Knee Osteoarthritis Care

Barriers to Current Knee Osteoarthritis Care

In current knee OA care, both personal factors and factors related to HCPs play a role in treatment non-adherence.

Increasing The Rate of Knee Replacement Surgery With Decision Aid

Increasing The Rate of Knee Replacement Surgery With Decision Aid

A decision aid can increase the rate of total knee replacement surgery among black patients with knee OA.

Treating Knee Osteoarthritis With Radiofrequency Neurotomy

Treating Knee Osteoarthritis With Radiofrequency Neurotomy

"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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