Better strategies needed to improve osteoarthritis treatment

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Meniscal transplant knee arthritis digest magazinePeople with osteoarthritis do not particularly benefit any more with combined patient and provider intervention than they do with usual care, says new research in the Annals of Internal Medicine. Continue reading

TNF inhibitors are linked to lower risk for heart attack compared with sDMARDs

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rheumatoid arthritis, heart attack, TNF, DMARD, arthritis information, arthritis research, arthritis magazine, arthritis digestPeople with rheumatoid arthritis who are treated with TNF inhibitors have a lower heart attack risk than those treated with synthetic disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (sDMARDs), says new research in the Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases.
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Older people with arthritis benefit from 45 minutes of activity a week says new study

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arthritis, exercise, physical activity, arthritis information, arthritis magazine, arthritis digestBecoming more active benefits older people with arthritis, even if they cannot achieve the recommended ideal levels of exercise. Published in Arthritis Care & Research, the findings suggest that just 45 minutes of activity a week result in measurable health benefits. Continue reading

Yoga may help people with lower back pain suggests review of the evidence

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yoga, back pain, evidence, arthritis digest, arthritis information, arthritis magazinePeople with chronic non-specific lower back pain who do yoga may enjoy less pain and improved function compared with those who do no exercise, says a review published in the Cochrane Library. Continue reading

Chair yoga effective treatment for osteoarthritis – exciting new research

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Chair yoga is proving to be an effective way to reduce pain and improve quality of life for people with osteoarthritis, experts report in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.

A total of 131 older adults with osteoarthritis were split into groups. Continue reading

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