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Is Exercise Good for Hip Arthritis?

Is Exercise Good for Hip Arthritis?

2 days ago   |   Cathe Friedrich

Osteoarthritis is the most frequent form of joint disease that people develop with age. You hear a lot about arthritis of the knee, but arthritis also impacts the joints in the...
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Failure to ‘move the needle' in OA driving joint replacement boom

11 days ago   |   Healio

MAUI, Hawaii - Although advances in rheumatology have nearly eliminated the need for joint replacement surgery among patients with inflammatory disease, failure to similarly...
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Alternative therapies offer mild benefit, ‘lousy data' for OA

12 days ago   |   Healio

MAUI, Hawaii - Among patients with osteoarthritis, the use of alternative therapy interventions such as acupuncture or cupping demonstrated mild benefit for pain or function...
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Gait speed differences for 20, 400-meter walk in OA consistent with older populations

13 days ago   |   Healio

Among patients with radiographic knee osteoarthritis, the important difference in gait speed is between 4.1 and 6.9 meters per minute for the 20-meter walk, and between 2.9 and...
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Use it or lose it: Seniors with osteoarthritis greatly benefit from a brisk walk every day

Use it or lose it: Seniors with osteoarthritis greatly benefit from a brisk walk every day

14 days ago   |   Natural News

Older adults suffering from knee osteoarthritis could benefit from brisk walking and other forms of physical activity. A recent study found that regular movement makes it...
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Questions re: osteoarthritis

19 days ago   |   Caring For Aging Parents

Is osteoarthritis curable? Or is there any option or medication that really work for pain? What to do if primary doctor keep sending patient
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Symptomatic, radiographic knee OA linked to increased mortality risk

19 days ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

Both symptomatic and radiographic knee osteoarthritis are associated with an increased risk for all-cause mortality, according to findings published in Arthritis Care &...
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Diabetes, obesity in osteoarthritis impact hip OA progression

26 days ago   |   Healio

Comorbid chronic diseases common among patients with osteoarthritis, such as obesity, diabetes mellitus and cardiovascular disease, have a significant impact on the progression...
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Lower back pain doubles risk for recurrent falls in knee osteoarthritis

28 days ago   |   Healio

Patients with knee osteoarthritis who experience any lower back pain have a 2.7-times greater risk for recurrent falls, according to data published in Arthritis Care &...
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Patients with knee OA may undergo premature, delayed TKA

29 days ago   |   Healio

Results published in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery showed a substantial number of patients with knee osteoarthritis underwent either premature or delayed total knee...
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