One in three children between the ages of 10 and 18 years said they had back pain in the past year.
Elderly men are significantly undertreated for osteoporosis.
Machine learning algorithm finds nonlocalized joint involvement increases risk for poor outcomes.
Adolescents with atypical anorexia nervosa have higher bone mass density on average than adolescents with anorexia nervosa, but still experience significant deficits in fat mass index.
Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy may represent a feasible and efficacious treatment for chronic low back pain.
Common autoimmune disorders are associated with an increased risk for carpal tunnel syndrome.
A task force of regenerative medicine experts has formulated new guidelines for the safe and effective use of biologics in the management of low back pain.
The microbiome of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), particularly those with increased disease activity, has reduced taxonomic complexity,.
RA patients assigned to yoga plus DMARD therapy also had a drop in depression symptoms.
Magnetic resonance spectroscopy may accurately identify painful lumbar disks in patients with chronic low back pain.
A treat-to-target strategy guided by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) did not improve disease activity or reduce radiographic progression compared with a conventional treat-to-target strategy among patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in clinical remission, according to data published in JAMA. Researchers conducted a 2-year, randomized, multicenter trial (ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01656278) to determine whether an MRI-guided strategy improves outcomes among patients…
Slump stretching may be beneficial to individuals with low back pain — based on very low to moderate quality evidence — according to a meta-analysis published in Pain Medicine. Slump stretching is achieved when sitting in a slouched position (ie, with thoracic and lumbar flexion and a posterior pelvic tilt) and actively flexing one’s cervical spine as far…
Data show that current smoking status was inversely associated with primary Sjogren syndrome.
25(OH)D concentration increases with supplements, but no difference in BMD changes among 3 doses.
The ACR is urging CMS to adopt safeguards to protect Medicare Advantage beneficiaries from step therapy.
Hormone therapy in postmenopausal women may be protective against knee OA.
Fatigue and depressive symptoms had a negative effect on work stability in patients with ankylosing spondylitis.
Significant differences seen in patterns of medication, health care use across back pain trajectories.
Pulsed ultrasound treatment may represent an effective option for the treatment of stable rib fractures.
Researchers evaluated the efficacy and safety of anakinra for the treatment of acute gout flares.