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Similar outcomes with arthroscopic partial meniscectomy for traumatic vs degenerative tears

21 hours ago   |   Healio

In a study of patients with no or mild osteoarthritis who underwent arthroscopic partial meniscectomy, investigators found no clinically meaningful differences in patient...
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UKA prosthesis yielded promising midterm results for OA

6 days ago   |   Healio

A published study showed encouraging clinical results at midterm follow-up among patients who underwent unicompartmental knee arthroplasty for osteoarthritis of the medial knee...
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Exercise improves arthritis symptoms, down to the cellular level

Exercise improves arthritis symptoms, down to the cellular level

10 days ago   |   Natural News

Exercise is important for living a healthy life, and a new study encourages people, particularly those with osteoarthritis, to exercise more. Yes, people with osteoarthritis...
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A 10-minute walk a day keeps osteoarthritis away, studies suggest

A 10-minute walk a day keeps osteoarthritis away, studies suggest

13 days ago   |   Natural News

Osteoarthritis is a chronic and painful condition that can limit a person's movements. Ironically, a recent study suggests that if you want to manage the symptoms of...
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Several factors may predispose patients to osteoarthritis after arthroscopic partial meniscectomy

13 days ago   |   Healio

Patients who underwent arthroscopic partial meniscectomy had a greater predisposition to osteoarthritis in the tibiofemoral and patellofemoral compartments if they were obese...
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Is High-Intensity Exercise Better for Knee Arthritis?

Is High-Intensity Exercise Better for Knee Arthritis?

14 days ago   |   Cathe Friedrich

There's a common misperception that exercise is bad for the knees and that high-impact exercise increases the risk of knee osteoarthritis, the most common form of age-related...
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Study reveals link popular pain medication and greater risk of hypoglycemia

26 days ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

Since its approval in 1995, the opioid tramadol has become a widely prescribed remedy for osteoarthritis and other painful indications, in part because it presents a lesser...
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New Chip Mimics Effects of Osteoarthritis

New Chip Mimics Effects of Osteoarthritis

26 days ago   |   Medindia Health

The new chip uses mechanical stress, representing one of the factors that are most closely connected to the development of osteoarthritis.
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How to Modify Exercises if You Have Knee Pain Due to Arthritis

How to Modify Exercises if You Have Knee Pain Due to Arthritis

28 days ago   |   Cathe Friedrich

Knee pain makes exercise, and everything else, more challenging! The number of people suffering from knee pain is rapidly rising as the population ages and rates of obesity...
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Sophisticated chip mimics the effects of osteoarthritis to develop effective drugs

28 days ago   |   News Medical

A sophisticated chip the size of a coin in which cartilage can be cultivated and which can later be subjected to mechanical stress such that it generates the effects of...
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Similar outcomes with arthroscopic partial meniscectomy for traumatic vs...

In a study of patients with no or mild osteoarthritis who underwent arthroscopic partial meniscectomy, investigators found no clinically meaningful differences in patient... Read more ...

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