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Radiographs not reliable for detecting hip osteoarthritis

Radiographs not reliable for detecting hip osteoarthritis

In two osteoarthritis studies, radiographs correctly detected hip OA in only a fraction of patients.

Gap exists between patients, clinicians in osteoarthritis care

For osteoarthritis care, complexity, dissonance, and prioritization are three barriers in clinician and patient communication.

Opinion

Bringing patients peace of mind through therapeutic x-rays

The more I work, the more I realize how much of medicine is treating both a person's mind and body.

Combating patient noncompliance with DVT prophylaxis

Successful DVT prophylaxis with pharmacologic agents and adjunctive treatment modalities depends on both consistency and accuracy.

Clinical Features

Osteoarthritis: conservative treatment options

Osteoarthritis: conservative treatment options

Osteoarthritis is one of the most common problems encountered in primary care, and conservative treatment can improve patients' quality of life.

A better understanding of barefoot running

A better understanding of barefoot running

Research on the relationship between footwear and injury rates is limited. A switch to a minimalist shoe or barefoot running should be done gradually.

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