During the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare teams have realized the potential of telemedicine in pediatric rheumatology practices.
Clinicians must be well-versed in distinguishing the exact etiology of avascular necrosis of the hip in order to prevent further injury and recommend the best course of treatment.
Four distinct physical activity profiles are detectable using activity monitoring among adults with arthritis.
For patients with acute back pain with sciatica, those receiving early physical therapy have improvements in the Oswestry Disability Index score.
Researchers sought to evaluate the level of muscle tenderness and intramuscular pressure in the trapezius muscle of patients with fibromyalgia syndrome in comparison to controls.
The FDA approved therapies to treat pain, type 2 diabetes, hormone deficiency, and juvenile idiopathic arthritis in September 2020.
Researchers evaluated the association between fibromyalgia in psoriatic arthritis and enthesopathy, sleep, fatigue, and quality of life.
The prevalence of comorbidities in pediatric patients with alopecia areata was determined, using a large de-identified aggregated patient database.
In the United States, less than one-quarter of women eligible for bone mineral density testing are screened, leaving many women at risk for fractures.
Adherence to a Mediterranean diet is associated with the risk for rheumatoid arthritis among ever-smoking women, but not among women in general.
Treat-to-target and safe tapering strategies have been considered essential in the management of rheumatoid arthritis.
Fibromyalgia is a chronic pain condition characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain, sleep disturbance, fatigue.
Lupus flares contributed to impaired functional and psychologic well-being, family functioning, and number of monthly healthy days.
Researchers evaluated the frequency of smoking and other risk factors of axial psoriatic arthritis.
Researchers assessed pain relief and functional improvement in patients receiving opioids for knee or hip osteoarthritis.
Mothers with rheumatoid arthritis frequently report high postpartum parenting disability.
Distinct RNA signatures are evident in peripheral blood of rheumatoid arthritis patients before a disease flare.
Geriatric patients reported lower pain scores for rib fracture than younger patients, contributing to the ideology that geriatric patients may underreport pain severity.
Right-sided flank pain has been present for several months and occurs when standing, bending, and lifting—pain only improves when laying down.
The American College of Rheumatology has issued clinical guidance to rheumatology providers for the management of pediatric patients with rheumatic disease during the COVID-19 pandemic.