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What You Need to Know About Joint Replacement

There are many misconceptions that patients with osteoarthritis (OA) tend to have about joint replacement surgery, and that’s just fine with Cleveland Clinic orthopaedic surgeon Trevor Murray, MD.
“It’s definitely not a decision to rush into without understanding the risks. Knee joint replacement isn’t a one-size-fits-all solution to OA knee pain,

There’s More than One Way to Ease Arthritis Pain

Osteoarthritis (OA) is considered by many women to be a normal part of aging, and many women feel its effects, such as creaky knees, sore hips, and throbbing fingers, after age 50. Unfortunately, you cannot stop OA once it begins, but you can take measures to slow its progression and

Sore Knees Get a Shot of Relief

The saying goes that the squeaky wheel gets the grease. Osteoarthritis (OA) sufferers will be happy to hear that their squeaky knees can finally get some much-needed attention thanks to viscosupplementation.
To find out more about viscosupplementation—also known as injections of hyaluronic acid—we spoke with Cleveland Clinic Florida Physical Medicine and

Vitamin D Supplements Not Helpful for Knee Pain

While enthusiasm for vitamin D’s potential for managing osteoarthritis (OA) pain has grown, a recent study presented at the European Congress of Rheumatology found that the supplement did not ease OA knee pain when measured using the Western Ontario and McMaster Universities Osteoarthritis Index (WOMAC).
The two-year, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled

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