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2013-06-26 08:31:15

- FX006 Provides Pain Relief Signal That is Among the Largest Seen in Osteoarthritis Clinical Trials - BURLINGTON, Mass., June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Flexion Therapeutics, Inc., today reported that its lead compound FX006, a novel intra-articular (IA), sustained release steroid, demonstrated pain relief that is of both greater magnitude and longer duration than the most commonly prescribed immediate release steroid, triamcinolone acetonide (TCA IR), in a Phase 2b dose-ranging...

2013-06-18 23:24:47

Intra-articular hyaluronic acid is no longer recommended, and the recommended dose of acetaminophen is reduced. Ethical Alternative Products is making available free trial samples of OmniFlex multi-nutrient joint health formula. Wyckoff, NJ (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 The American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) recently released its revised clinical practice guidelines (CPG) on the treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee, addressing two key changes. The two primary changes recommended in...

2013-04-25 08:34:34

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo., April 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ampio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMPE) today announced the completion of patient enrollment in a dose-escalation run-in study to a Phase III pivotal trial evaluating Ampion in the treatment of moderate to severe osteoarthritis of the knee. Twelve week primary endpoint data are expected in the third quarter of 2013. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120516/MM09116LOGO) In the SPRING trial, Ampion is being evaluated for...

2013-04-19 17:54:00

Wearing a knee brace has been shown to “significantly improve the pain and symptoms” of a type of osteoarthritis affecting the kneecap, according to a new study. Arthritis Research UK-funded researchers at The University of Manchester claim their findings, presented at the Osteoarthritis Research Society International meeting in Philadelphia tomorrow (Friday April 19) have enormous potential for treating this common joint condition effectively — as well as providing a...

2013-04-18 16:27:48

WOBURN, Mass., April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Flexion Therapeutics, Inc. announced today the presentation of a poster titled "FX006 prolongs the residency of triamcinolone acetonide in the synovial tissues of patients with knee osteoarthritis" at Osteoarthritis Research Society International's (OARSI) 2013 World Congress on Osteoarthritis in Philadelphia. Flexion co-founder and chief medical officer, Neil Bodick, M.D., Ph.D., will discuss the findings during the poster session from 3:30 p.m....

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...

2013-03-19 14:11:48

New research finds that for a number of patients physical therapy provides similar improvements in physical function and pain Many middle age and older adults have disabling knee pain due to a tear in the meniscus, an important supporting structure in the knee that is often damaged in patients with underlying knee osteoarthritis. In the United States, more than 450,000 arthroscopic meniscal surgeries are performed each year to treat meniscal tears. However, there is little data available...

2013-02-13 17:23:08

A study by researchers from Hospital for Special Surgery has shown that platelet-rich plasma (PRP) holds great promise for treating patients with knee osteoarthritis. The treatment improved pain and function, and in up to 73% of patients, appeared to delay the progression of osteoarthritis, which is a progressive disease. The study appears online, ahead of print, in the Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine. "This is a very positive study," said Brian Halpern, M.D., chief of the Primary Care...

2013-01-07 05:01:33

"Advanced Osteoarthritis of the knee is now being treated with regenerative medicine at The Center for Regenerative Medicine," according to A.J. Farshchian MD an orthopedic regenerative practitioner at the center for regenerative medicine. (PRWEB) January 06, 2013 "Advanced Osteoarthritis of the knee is now being treated with regenerative medicine at The Center for Regenerative Medicine," according to A.J. Farshchian MD an orthopedic regenerative practitioner at the center for regenerative...

2012-12-31 05:02:24

"Osteoarthritis of the knee is now being treated with regenerative medicine at he center for regenerative medicine." according to A.J. Farshchian MD an orthopedic regenerative practitioner at the center for regenerative medicine. (PRWEB) December 29, 2012 "Osteoarthritis of the knee is now being treated with regenerative medicine at he center for regenerative medicine." according to A.J. Farshchian MD an orthopedic regenerative practitioner at the center for regenerative medicine. Knee pain...