A tear of the anterior cruciate ligament in a knee isn't just painful in the moment—the injury also increases a patient's risk of developing osteoarthritis later.
Euflexxa is an injectable medication used to treat knee pain in people with osteoarthritis ("wear-and-tear arthritis"). Euflexxa contains a synthetic version of hyaluronan, the key ingredient of synovial fluid found naturally in the joint space.
Oral contraceptives may lower the risk of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears in women, according to a large observational study involving over 165,000 female patients (aged 15-49), published in The Physician and Sportsmedicine journal.
A randomized controlled study finds that a diet low in carbs can relieve pain for people who have knee osteoarthritis.
The bone, linked to knee problems and pain, is buried in a tendon behind the knee, and was once rare in humans.
Stem cells collected from the patient's own bone marrow holds great interest as a potential therapy for osteoarthritis of the knee (KOA) because of their ability to regenerate the damaged cartilage. The results were released today in STEM CELLS Translational Medicine (SCTM).
The use of knee braces in sports medicine is a controversial topic. Knee braces are used for a wide variety of problems and conditions. But do knee braces help?
Osteoarthritis is a degenerative joint disease that can cause problems with the knees. Treatments for this include injections into the knee and replacing tissue in the knee. Which is best for treating osteoarthritis?
Knee pain was not associated with daily walking levels in an Arthritis Care & Research study of individuals with mild-to-moderate, symptomatic knee osteoarthritis.
OA is the most common type of arthritis. The symptoms include swelling, pain, and stiffness. When it affects the knee, it can be difficult for a person to exercise, to climb stairs, or even to walk.