People 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
People 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.
Becoming 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
People 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 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