CPDD: VA Study Confirms Most Classic Associations
Study supports associations between crystal deposition disease, rheumatoid arthritis and osteoporosis.
Case Report: Restoring Motion in Fused Finger Joints
A rheumatoid arthritis patient seeks treatment for ankyloses, or fusion of the finger joints. The patient was successfully treated with silicone arthroplasty.
A Must-Have List for Shared Decision Making in Osteoporosis
Fractures due to osteoporosis are more common than the combination of stroke, myocardial infarction and breast cancer in postmenopausal women.
Which is safer? Celecoxib? Naproxen? Ibuprofen?
The long-awaited results from the PRECISION trial are in — with some caveats. In this slideshow, we summarize the results.
Pre-Referral MRIs Not Often Necessary
MRI scans ordered by primary care physicians are often unnecessary. Instead, refer early to an orthopedist, experts suggest.
Predictive Modeling for Spine Surgeries in the MACRA Era
Predictive modeling data can steer physicians toward making healthcare decisions that have positive outcomes for patients.
All Pre-Op Patients Should Be Evaluated for Fall History
All patients about to undergo surgery should be preoperatively evaluated for fall history, a study shows.
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