AMSTERDAM – There is little if any good quality evidence that opioids offer benefit in the treatment of pain related to osteoarthritis or other...
Gastric bypass can undermine bone health without medical vigilance.
► Muscle spasms in right arm when throwing a baseball
► Twitches and involuntary muscle contractions in upper arm
Palmar skin dimpling and nodule or cord formation signal advancing disease. Treatments vary in effectiveness—in part, depending on condition...
Survey shows impact on patients’ personal lives and their careers.
► Muscle cramps/pain
► Muscle twitching
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND – Months after diagnosis, osteoarthritis can severely impact patient outcomes to a greater degree than rheumatoid arthritis.
EVIDENCE-BASED ANSWER: Yes. In overweight and obese patients, exercise interventions using a pedometer increase steps by about a mile per day over...
Knee pain, reduced quality of life, and osteoarthritis occur more than 30 years after ACL rupture.
EVIDENCE-BASED ANSWER: No. Supplemental vitamin D without calcium—in doses averaging as much as 800 IU per day—doesn’t reduce the risk of hip,...
An Icelandic study could show whether screening an asymptomatic general population for monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance is...