Therapeutic knee taping improved pain and disability in osteoarthritis of the knee
- Therapeutic knee taping improved pain and disability in
osteoarthritis of the knee: COMMENTARY. Hunter, David; Felson, David // ACP Journal Club;Jan/Feb2004, Vol. 140 Issue 1, p17
This article focuses on a study regarding the efficacy of knee tape in the management of osteoarthritis of the knee, published in the 2003 issue of "British Medical Journal." Because no cure for osteoarthritis exists, treatments focus on managing symptoms so that individuals can maintain...
- Review: Clinical evidence and consensus support the recommendation of 15 interventions in hip osteoarthritis. // ACP Journal Club;Nov/Dec2005, Vol. 143 Issue 3, p70
This article presents information on a clinical study according to which clinical evidence and consensus support the recommendation of 15 interventions in hip osteoarthritis. The study explored the effective and cost-effective therapies for hip osteoarthritis (OA). A multidisciplinary panel of...
- Validity, reliability, and comparison of the WOMAC osteoarthritis index and Lequesne algofunctional index in Turkish patients with hip or knee osteoarthritis. Basaran, Sibel; Guzel, Rengin; Seydaoglu, Gulsah; Guler-Uysal, Fusun // Clinical Rheumatology;Jul2010, Vol. 29 Issue 7, p749
To assess validity and reliability of the Western Ontario and McMaster Universities (WOMAC) osteoarthritis (OA) index and Lequesne algofunctional index in Turkish patients with hip or knee OA and to compare the results of the instruments for these two particular sites of involvement. Two...
- Getting By Without Drugs. Howard, Paul // Arthritis Today;May/Jun2003, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p52
Describes the components of a comprehensive treatment plan to ease the symptoms of osteoarthritis of the knee, and possibly delay or retard its progression. Diet; Supplements; Exercise; Splints and braces.
- The rise of osteoarthritis. Ehrlich, George E. // Bulletin of the World Health Organization;2003, Vol. 81 Issue 9, p630
Osteoarthritis was seen as a stepchild of rheumatology until very recently. Veterinarians took an interest in it because they had racehorses and racing greyhounds to take care of, whose economic value to their owners made it worthwhile. But medicine had little to offer, especially as...
- Osteoarthritis. // ACA News (American Chiropractic Association);Jun2009, Vol. 5 Issue 6, p22
The article offers information on the signs and prevention of osteoarthritis or degenerative joint disease. It states that patients with osteoarthritis will suffer broken joint cartilage as a result of gliding, bones rub against each other. It outlines the signs of osteoarthritis including...
- Common treatments for shoulder pain are still unproven. // Modern Medicine;May98, Vol. 66 Issue 5, p10
Presents an abstract of the article `Systematic Review of Randomised Controlled Trials of Interventions for Painful Shoulder: Selection Criteria, Outcome Assessment and Efficacy,' by Green S, Buchbinder R, Glazier R, et al from `British Medical Journal' dated January 31, 1998.
- New Developments in the Management of Chronic Pain. Walling, Anne D. // American Family Physician;3/15/1999, Vol. 59 Issue 6, p1643
Presents an abstract of the study `Controling of chronic pain,' by T. J. Nurmikko, et al., from the `British Medical Journal' dated November 21, 1998.
- Diagnostic Subgroups of Craniomandibular Disorders Part II: Symptom Profiles. Labbezoo-Scholte, Agnes M.; Lobbezoo, Frank; Steenks, Michel H.; De Leeuw, J. Rob J.; Bosman, Frederik // Journal of Orofacial Pain;Winter1995, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p37
An overview is given of the following four well-defined diagnostic subgroups of patients who have craniomandibular disorders: those with a mainly myogenous component; those with internal derangement with reduction; this with internal derangement without reduction; and those with osteoarthrosis....