The American College of Rheumatology’s 2020 medical conference had a number of important updates that people living with osteoarthritis (or their caregivers) should know about, from the safety of steroid injections to the benefits of walking on disease progression.
New research shows that other types of blood thinners may be better suited for those with osteoarthritis.
There are numerous reasons that older adults have an increased fall risk, but new research says knee OA and back pain together is a red flag to watch for.
Losing weight can help reduce OA risk, but being physically active is important too.
When hand arthritis symptoms strike fast and hard, you may have osteoarthritis with an inflammatory kick.
With advancements in rheumatoid arthritis medication, those with osteoarthritis may now have a higher disease burden overall.
Wear and tear on the joints isn’t just from getting older. Here’s what else you need to know about causes of osteoarthritis.
When it comes to management of knee arthritis, the type of osteoarthritis matters.
The research shows the urgent need for better OA treatments that could prevent disease progression.
This is why it may be important to tailor weight loss resources to different types of arthritis.
The combination of high body fat and low muscle mass is especially risky for knee OA.
No, osteoarthritis is not a normal part of aging, cracking your knuckles doesn’t cause it, and other falsehoods about this most common type of arthritis we set straight.
Gouda is good for your knees, a new study shows.
The arthritis itself wasn't what was fatal. These co-occurring diseases were the likely culprit.
Some 30 million Americans live with osteoarthritis, the most common form of arthritis that tends to afflict knees and hips. It’s well known that those who are older and obese, have prior joint injury, and a family history of knee...
According to new research, obesity -- both in childhood and adulthood -- increases the risk of hip and knee osteoarthritis.
Lower levels of physical performance and more severe disease are associated with higher levels of depression in knee osteoarthritis patients.
A new study indicates that two infusions of zoledronic acid -- one per year -- didn’t greatly reduce pain or bone marrow damage in knee osteoarthritis patients.
It easy to understand why chronic pain and depression often go hand-in-hand, and now Japanese researchers, writing in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, have found that knee osteoarthritis patients are likelier to develop depression. Of 573 osteoarthritis patients,...
Osteoarthritis patients, compared to the general public, experience depressive symptoms at a rate of 20 percent, writes journalist Carina Stanton in the newsmagazine The Rheumatologist.