With the myriad of ways to claimed to relieve arthritis pain, it can be difficult to know what to include in your treatment regimen. From diet and supplements to physical activities and massage therapies, it seems like everywhere you turn has their top ten praised methods. At worst they’re something you’ve heard of and tried [...]
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At ARITX there are a variety of services to treat osteoarthritic pain of the knee. Initial forms of treatment are simple painkillers, prescription painkillers, physical therapy, and exercise. While we do offer those, Hyalgan injections delivered at our office by our medical specialists are a more novel form of treatment. Though you may seem apprehensive [...]
We all know that a balanced diet is important. We need to eat the right amount of fruits, vegetables, protein, and grains to live a healthy life. But certain types of foods can also be beneficial for joints. If you suffer from osteoarthritis, then you know that inflammation, stiffness of the joints, or other types [...]
Arthritis, more specifically osteoarthritis, is one of the most common causes of knee pain. Osteoarthritis is caused by the wear and tear of joints over time. A lack of cartilage to cushion the joint as well as a decrease of synovial fluid to lubricate joints can cause immense arthritis pain in the knee such as [...]
Judging by the symptoms of people with knee arthritis, one-third of knee replacement surgeries may be inappropriate, according to a new study. “We found that some patients undergo total knee replacement when they have very low grade symptoms or minor knee arthritis,” lead author Daniel L. Riddle from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond told Reuters [...]
The most effective treatment for the pain of knee osteoarthritis may be an injection of hyaluronic acid or corticosteroids, and the least effective may be Tylenol or Celebrex pills, a review of studies concludes. The analysis, in Annals of Internal Medicine, reviewed 137 randomized trials involving more than 33,000 patients. Treatments included acetaminophen (Tylenol), diclofenac, ibuprofen, [...]
Thousands of people having keyhole knee surgery could be wasting their time, claim researchers. New research suggests that middle-aged people with mild osteoarthritis get little, if any, benefit as a result. A study investigated how best to treat torn meniscus, crescent-shaped cartilage that helps stabilise knees... Read the entire article here... https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2733954/Knee-operations-waste-time-patients-Study-finds-little-benefit.html