It is essential for healthcare professionals to collaborate with other experts from all specialty areas.
However, long-term type 1 diabetes is associated with hand pain, disability, and stiffness.
Patients who lost weight over a 48-month period had a lower rate of cartilage degeneration than patients who maintained stable weight.
The researchers found that people who ate the most fiber were at lower risk of developing osteoarthritis knee pain.
Excess weight was also a risk factor for hand arthritis, according to the researchers.
However, overall age and rates of knee arthroscopy increased between 1998 and 2006.
The FDA has cleared Halyard Health's COOLIEF Radiofrequency Treatment for relief of chronic osteoarthritis knee pain.
Researchers found no association between metabolic syndrome and incident knee osteoarthritis.
Researchers conducted a randomized controlled trial to determine whether inpatient rehabilitation provided greater improvements compared with a monitored home-based program alone.
Data from the Osteoarthritis Initiative show that total knee replacement has minimal effects on quality of life among patients with knee osteoarthritis.
Researchers observed a higher incidence of hypertension in patients with knee osteoarthritis compared with patients without osteoarthritis.
The condition has one fundamental pathophysiology but multiple distinct clinical presentations, including venous and neurogenic.
A patient is asked to follow up for care but does not, and severe cellulitis develop
Patients treated with electroacupuncture plus splinting were more likely to show improvements.
Patients who undergo total knee arthroplasty have better outcomes with bupivacaine liposome injectable than traditional anesthetics.
The risk of developing hand, hip, and knee osteoarthritis is increased in people who are overweight or obese.
Osteoarthritis is one of the most common problems encountered in primary care, and conservative treatment can improve patients' quality of life.
After a fall on an outstretched hand, wrist injuries are common, but ligament tears should also be considered in adults.
In two osteoarthritis studies, radiographs correctly detected hip OA in only a fraction of patients.
For osteoarthritis care, complexity, dissonance, and prioritization are three barriers in clinician and patient communication.
Obese adolescents have an increased risk of slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE).
It took nearly nine years for 3% of the older women without osteoporosis to sustain a spinal fracture or break a hip, wrist, or arm.
Patients who ate five servings of fruits and vegetables had a lower rate of hip fracture.
Acetaminophen provided a small benefit in the reduction of pain and disability in patients with osteoarthritis of the hip or knee and provided no benefit in reducing pain in patients with lower back pain.
The more I work, the more I realize how much of medicine is treating both a person's mind and body.
Particularly in men, the risk of hip fracture was increased considerably with lower body mass index combined with abdominal obesity.
The risk of back pain was highest between 7 a.m. and noon.
Patient-matched treatments did not demonstrate better outcomes at seven weeks or 12 months compared with unmatched treatments.
The combined lifetime risk for hip, forearm, and vertebral fractures that will require clinical attention is approximately 40%.
Teen athletes who have re-entered athletics following a concussion are reported regressing abilities in their physical abilities.