Submicron Diclofenac Offers "Meaningful" OA Pain Relief in Randomized Trials
(OARSI 2014) A version of diclofenac designed to allow smaller dosing shows significant effects on osteoarthritis pain, in patient-reported outcomes.
Men Face Higher Risks from Joint Replacement Surgery
Records from an administrative database in Canada reveal that men face a 20% to 40% higher risk of complications after joint replacement surgery compared to women.
Radiographic Knee OA Likely Within Year of Knee Surgery or Injury
(OARSI 2014) Analysis of data from the Osteoarthritis Initiative show that the year after knee surgery or injury is a high-risk window for development of radiographic OA.
Bracing Found to Help Knee OA (But Instructions Are Missing)
(OARSI 2014) A systematic review of controlled studies judging the value of a valgus knee brace has tantalizing results. Bracing appears to help, but the best way to use it remains a mystery.
Mood and Coping: Modifiable Factors in the Onset of Knee OA Pain
(OARSI2014) A new study supports a role for psychological factors in the onset of knee osteoarthritis (OA) pain, and reveals coping mechanisms that reduce it.
Stopping Exercise May Not Be Best for Painful Knees
(OARSI 2014) Contrary to general opinion, two new studies show that continuing gentle exercise rather than resting it may help painful knee osteoarthritis, but exercising the quadriceps muscle doesn't reduce load on the knee.
Osteoarthritis Disability Has Significant Impact on Cardiovascular Risk
(OARSI 2014) A prospective population-based study from Ontario shows that disability from osteoarthritis, either in walking or in manual dexterity, has an impact on cardiovascular and diabetes risk.
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