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Despite Disease, Knee Osteoarthritis Patients Can Still Walk 6,000 Steps Per Day
A research team from the University of Delaware sought to see how much strength one would need, how fast they needed to walk, and how far they needed to walk to achieve a sufficient 6,000 steps in a day, and found that most knee OA patients surpassed their thresholds.
Researchers who evaluated adverse events in a large sample of patients taking NSAIDs for arthritis came to a surprising conclusion: celecoxib is the safest of three drugs studied.
Researchers from the UK say they have developed a blood test that can detect osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis long before painful symptoms become noticeable.
Swiss researchers have reported positive early returns from a treatment that involves growing knee cartilage from extracted nasal cartilage. Whether patients will be doing yoga anytime soon remains to be seen.
A phase 3 study presented at PAINWeek 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada, showed the benefits of using an electronic tracking system.
Whether it’s drugs or procedures, there are different strategies for managing chronic pain. However, when psychological symptoms come into play, treatment may need to take an alternative course.
Popularly sold to improve joint health, a recent Spanish study found the benefits of CS+GS supplements on par with (and in some cases outperformed by) placebos.
Pain management can be a daunting problem for physicians and patients alike. The development of new treatments can go a long way in helping patients maintain a high quality of life.
You may have seen reports on the “treatment” on TV or heard that some of Beverley Hills’ richest citizens are raving about it, but whole body cryotherapy (WBC) doesn’t yet have the data to back up the many health benefits claimed by its boosters.

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