Knee Pain

Improved Peripheral, Central Pain Sensitization After Bariatric Surgery

Improved Peripheral, Central Pain Sensitization After Bariatric Surgery

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Patients who are obese and experience knee pain were found to have improved pressure pain threshold at the patella and the wrist after weight loss associated with bariatric surgery vs medical management.

Predictive Value of Genicular Nerve Blocks for Outcomes of Cooled Radiofrequency Ablation

Predictive Value of Genicular Nerve Blocks for Outcomes of Cooled Radiofrequency Ablation

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Pain relief of at least 50% following a prognostic genicular nerve block may not predict pain relief following genicular nerve cooled radiofrequency ablation in patients with chronic knee pain due to osteoarthritis.

FDA Grants Fast Track Designation to Trans-Capsaicin Injection for Knee Osteoarthritis

FDA Grants Fast Track Designation to Trans-Capsaicin Injection for Knee Osteoarthritis

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The FDA has granted Fast Track designation to CNTX-4975, a highly potent, ultrapure, synthetic form of trans-capsaicin, for the treatment of pain associated with knee osteoarthritis.

Knee Pain in Osteoarthritis Associated With Long-Term Prefrailty, Frailty

Knee Pain in Osteoarthritis Associated With Long-Term Prefrailty, Frailty

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Unilateral and bilateral knee pain may be associated with development of prefrailty and frailty over 6 years.

Zilretta Now Available for Osteoarthritis Knee Pain

Zilretta Now Available for Osteoarthritis Knee Pain

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Flexion Therapeutics announced the availability of Zilretta (triamcinolone acetonide extended-release injectable suspension) indicated for the management of pain associated with osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee.

Paracetamol Superior to Placebo for Osteoarthritis Knee Pain

Paracetamol Superior to Placebo for Osteoarthritis Knee Pain

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Extended-release paracetamol may have a greater analgesic effect than placebo in patients with osteoarthritic knee pain.

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.

Pain-Coping Skills Training Program Effective for Managing Chronic Knee Pain

Pain-Coping Skills Training Program Effective for Managing Chronic Knee Pain

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Interactive online exercise intervention designed specifically for the management of chronic knee pain is highly effective in reducing pain and improving function for up to 9 months.

 Knee Pain Alleviated With Internet-Delivered Exercise, Pain-Coping Skills

Knee Pain Alleviated With Internet-Delivered Exercise, Pain-Coping Skills

An internet-delivered physical therapist-prescribed home exercise and pain-coping skills training intervention is beneficial for individuals with chronic knee pain.

Intake of Dietary Fiber Associated with Knee Pain in OA

Intake of Dietary Fiber Associated with Knee Pain in OA

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Higher intake of dietary fiber is linked with reduced knee pain in older adults with knee osteoarthritis.

Total Knee Replacement Procedures Up From 2000 to 2010

Total Knee Replacement Procedures Up From 2000 to 2010

Considerable increase for men, women aged 45 years and older; higher rates for women in 2000, 2010

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