Tag: osteoarthritis and cartilage

Coping With Arthritis in Your Hands

Arthritis can affect any joint in the body, but it is often most noticeable when it affects the hands. While it can be painful and functionally limiting, self-help strategies and medication can help ease the symptoms.
OA or RA? The most common type of arthritis in seniors is osteoarthritis (OA), in

Chinese Herbal Formula Offers No Benefit for Knee Osteoarthritis

The herbal formula Huo Luo Xiao Ling Dan (HLXL) has been used in traditional Chinese medicine for about 100 years to alleviate pain and inflammation. Yet, a new study shows that the herbal combination failed to improve pain and function in knee osteoarthritis (OA) in a phase II clinical trial.

Opioid Drugs Provide Similar Pain Relief to NSAIDs for Knee Osteoarthritis

People with painful knee osteoarthritis often take nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). If these drugs fail to provide adequate relief, opioid drugs may be the next step. The less potent opioid drug tramadol often is tried first. A recent study, published in the journal Osteoarthritis and Cartilage (February 2016), calls into

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