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Latest knee arthritis Stories

2014-03-25 23:28:02

Dr. Evan Schwartz, an Orthopedic Surgeon in Astoria, NY, will discuss methods to help you manage your knee arthritis and alleviate your pain after such a rough winter. Astoria, NY (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Join Hands-On Physical Therapy of NY for their free bi-monthly “Help You Help Yourself” Wine & Cheese event entitled, "MANAGING Your KNEE ARTHRITIS," where attendees will find out ways to overcome this nagging ailment, so they will be able to return to their normal...

2014-03-11 23:33:10

Avail is conducting a Phase 2, randomized, placebo-controlled clinical research study to evaluate the safety and efficacy of an experimental ointment for qualified participants with primary osteoarthritis (OA) affecting a single knee joint. DeLand, FL (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 *To see if you qualify for this Osteoarthritis Clinical Trial in DeLand, visit Avail Clinical Research on the web (http://www.availclinical.com) or contact us directly at (386) 785-2404. There is no cost to...

2014-03-11 00:22:38

Study found 40 percent reduction in likelihood of heart attack, stroke or other "cardiovascular event" NEW ORLEANS, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hip and knee replacements have long been known to reduce pain and increase mobility in persons with moderate-to-severe arthritis. A study presented at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) also found that total joint replacement (TJR) may reduce the risk for "cardiac events," including...

2013-12-09 08:27:06

BOSTON, Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Highland Instruments, Inc., ("Highland") today announced presentation of "Effects of Electrosonic Stimulation ("ESStim(TM)") on the Perception of Chronic Pain Due to Osteoarthritis of the Knee", discussing Highland Instruments' ESStim(TM) technology during the 5(th) International Symposium on Neuromodulation, held September 16-18, 2013 at Mackenzie Presbyterian University, Sao Paulo, Brazil. This research was conducted at the Spaulding...

2013-07-30 23:01:07

Hyalgan injections are now being offered by Total Health Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Center. This non-surgical treatment is an effective way to treat osteoarthritis in the knee. (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 Total Health Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Center, a clinic that prides itself in providing the latest innovative techniques for pain management in NJ, is pleased to announce that it now offers Hyalgan injections for knee pain. The injections combined with deep tissue...

2013-07-09 20:21:56

TAMPA, Fla., July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Stem Cell Therapy for knee joint pain has been involved in multiple clinical trials worldwide. In the United States trials for knee arthritis and back pain with degenerative disc disease have undergone safety trials and phase studies for effectiveness. The safety profile for stem cell therapy in joints has been proven. Adverse effects are not seen as related to the stem cells. These studies were conducted with allogenic (other people's) stem...

2013-06-12 16:06:34

Findings on lupus in African-Americans, jumpy blood pressure in rheumatoid arthritis also out at EULAR The painful rheumatic condition gout is often associated with the big toe, but it turns out that patients at highest risk of further flare-ups are those whose gout first involved other joints, such as a knee or elbow, Mayo Clinic has found. The study is among several that Mayo researchers are presenting in Madrid at the European League Against Rheumatism's annual meeting. In other...

2013-04-05 11:50:03

Only half of people with arthritis who had a hip or knee replacement reported a significant improvement in pain and mobility after surgery, according to a new study led by Women's College Hospital and the Institute for Clinical and Evaluative Sciences (ICES). "Many patients with hip and knee arthritis have the condition in more than one of their hip or knee joints," said the study's lead author Dr. Gillian Hawker. "So it's not surprising that replacing a single joint doesn't alleviate all...

2013-03-21 14:45:30

Patients bike, hike and swim again after total hip replacement surgery Ninety-eight percent of total knee replacement (TKR) patients who were working before surgery returned to work after surgery, and of those patients, 89 percent returned to their previous position, according to new research presented today at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS). Another related study highlights the life-restoring outcomes of total hip replacement (THR). Total...

2013-03-20 16:25:59

Gel-One® Offers Knee Arthritis Sufferers Pain Relief and Restored Mobility in a Single Injection CHICAGO, March 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Zimmer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZMH; SIX: ZMH), a global leader in musculoskeletal health, today introduced Gel-One® Cross-linked Hyaluronate at the 2013 American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting. Gel-One Hyaluronate is an injectable gel approved for the treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee. The product is the first...