Posts Tagged ‘OA’

  • Arthroscopic Knee Surgery ‘No Benefit’ for Osteoarthritis

    Arthroscopic knee surgery provides no benefit to patients with osteoarthritis, and does not relieve pain any better than physical therapy or over-the-counter pain medications, according to a new report by a German health organization. Arthroscopy of the knee joint is…

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  • Drinking Milk Slows Osteoarthritis in Women

    Got osteoarthritis? If you’re a woman, drinking fat-free or low-fat milk may delay the progression of osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee. In a study of over 2,100 people with knee OA, researchers at Brigham & Women’s Hospital in Boston found…

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  • Vitamin D Provides No Relief from Knee Pain

    People with knee osteoarthritis (OA) have increasingly turned to supplements like Vitamin D to help alleviate their pain. But according to a new study out of Tufts Medical Center in Boston, there was no significant difference in knee pain for…

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  • Got OA knee pain? The solution is simple

    Knee pain related to osteoarthritis (OA) is a common complaint among obese individuals and retired professional athletes, particularly ex football players. Now researchers say there is a simple solution to OA: just lose weight. The scientists were presenting their work…

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