There is growing data regarding the effectiveness of electrotherapy in the management of fibromyalgia-related pain, a research team outlines in Rheumatology International. Continue reading
Blocking nerve growth factor (NGF) with antibodies is a promising strategy for treatment of chronic pain associated with osteoarthritis (OA). Studies have looked at if anti-NGF antibodies can work on osteoarthritis pain and chronic low-back pain, and a group of researchers decided to analyse them to see what trends emerged, reporting their findings in Current Rheumatology Reports. Continue reading
Stay-at-home parents, cleaners and blue-collar workers are more likely to develop knee osteoarthritis than people in many other professions, says a large analysis published in Arthritis Care and Research. Continue reading
Osteopathic manipulation treatment seems to be a valid and effective instrument for a number of health issues including fibromyalgia and chronic lower back pain. And it’s thanks to the release of endocannabinoids (compounds produced by our bodies that are involved with sleep, mood, appetite and memory) and how they link with receptors, a research group outlines in the Journal of Complementary & Integrative Medicine.
Gout is the most frequent cause of inflammatory arthritis worldwide. It results from high levels of urate and urate crystals being deposited in joints and other tissues. Continue reading