Osteoarthritis patients taking canakinumab (Ilaris) in the study were less likely to need joint replacement surgery, which suggests the medication may be useful in treating osteoarthritis.
Many people do not suspect arthritis as a cause of their back pain, even though arthritis in the back is very common.
Formerly prescription-only, the NSAID Voltaren gel will now be sold over the counter. Here’s what it means if you have arthritis and use this cream for pain relief.
Sometimes hydroxychloroquine is used off-label to treat erosive osteoarthritis, but more research suggests it is not helpful.
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.
The new OA guidelines are designed more like a menu from which patients and providers can choose one or more approved items.
Losing weight can help reduce OA risk, but being physically active is important too.
These gentle exercises can help soothe pain and stiffness when arthritis strikes in your feet.
When hand arthritis symptoms strike fast and hard, you may have osteoarthritis with an inflammatory kick.
The 2019 medical conference brings important information on osteoarthritis drug therapies, better understanding of diseases causes and symptom management, and more ways to help patients feel better.