Hip Osteoarthritis

Neuropathic Symptoms Worsen Quality of Life, Function in Hip, Knee Osteoarthritis

Neuropathic Symptoms Worsen Quality of Life, Function in Hip, Knee Osteoarthritis

By

Neuropathic-like symptoms may affect pain-related quality of life ratings and function in patients with hip and knee osteoarthritis, respectively.

Intramuscular Triamcinolone Acetate Injection for OA Hip Pain

Intramuscular Triamcinolone Acetate Injection for OA Hip Pain

By

In patients with painful hip osteoarthritis, an intramuscular glucocorticoid injection may effectively alleviate hip pain in the short-term.

Subcutaneous vs Intravenous Tanezumab for Knee, Hip Osteoarthritis

Subcutaneous vs Intravenous Tanezumab for Knee, Hip Osteoarthritis

By

Intravenous and subcutaneous administration of tanezumab may provide similar analgesia and tolerability in patients with hip or knee osteoarthritis.

Opioids vs Nonopioid Medications for Chronic Back, Knee, and Hip Osteoarthritis Pain

Opioids vs Nonopioid Medications for Chronic Back, Knee, and Hip Osteoarthritis Pain

By

Opioids and nonopioid analgesics were found to provide similar improvements in pain-related function over a 1-year period in patients with chronic back pain or knee or hip osteoarthritis pain.

Opioid vs Non-Opioid Treatment for Pain-Related Function

Opioid vs Non-Opioid Treatment for Pain-Related Function

The study compared opioid vs non-opioid treatment in 240 patients with either moderate to severe chronic back pain or hip or knee osteoarthritis pain.

Neuropathic Pain Common in End-Stage Knee, Hip Osteoarthritis

Neuropathic Pain Common in End-Stage Knee, Hip Osteoarthritis

By

Patients with end-stage knee or hip osteoarthritis were found to often experience possible neuropathic pain - particularly pain at rest vs on activity, and in men.

Hip Steroid Injections for Osteoarthritis May Increase Risk for Osteonecrosis, Collapse

Hip Steroid Injections for Osteoarthritis May Increase Risk for Osteonecrosis, Collapse

By

Patients with osteoarthritis who receive hip injections of steroids plus anesthetics may experience higher rates of osteonecrosis and collapse compared with patients receiving shoulder injections and sham hip injections.

Risk of Hip Arthoplasty in Men Increased with Dairy Product Consumption

Risk of Hip Arthoplasty in Men Increased with Dairy Product Consumption

By

Consuming more dairy product may raise the risk for total hip arthroplasty for osteoarthritis in men.

Imaging Recommendations by EULAR for Symptomatic Osteoarthritis

Imaging Recommendations by EULAR for Symptomatic Osteoarthritis

By

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

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.

Sign Up for Free e-Newsletters