Tag: inflammatory osteoarthritis

4. Preventing Foot and Ankle Problems

As with most medical issues, it’s easier to prevent many foot and ankle problems than to treat them or live with them. As such, there are certain factors to keep in mind.
It helps if you wear the right kinds of shoes and socks, and keep your feet relatively clean.
And there

Hydroxychloroquine Not Helpful for Hand OA

A drug used successfully in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and other autoimmune diseases was believed to be beneficial for treating inflammatory osteoarthritis (OA) in the hand—until now. According to study results presented at the European League Against Rheumatism Annual Congress (June 2015), the disease-modifying antirheumatic drug hydroxychloroquine, used

RA Medication Beneficial To Treat OA?

Q. Would the rheumatoid arthritis drug hydroxychloroquine be beneficial to treat the osteoarthritis in my hands?

A. While hydroxychloroquine was once thought to be beneficial for treating inflammatory osteoarthritis (OA), new findings presented at the European League Against Rheumatism Annual Congress last year showed that the drug, when used for 24

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