Routine daily activities may be impossible for some arthritis patients, but are they really? This study suggests patients have not been offered evidence-based interventions that could improve quality of life.
Fibromyalgia and polymyalgia rheumatica are distinctly different, but in a case report described in the May 8 issue of the American Journal of Case Reports, Fawad Aslam, M.D., of Mayo Clinic in Arizona, and colleagues describe a confusing case of a 30-year-old woman.
Lutikizumab does not improve pain or imaging outcomes for patients with erosive hand osteoarthritis, according to new research.
A trial of 172 patients with knee pain from osteoarthritis, shows that the active component of chili peppers called capsaicin, successfully and significantly reduced pain intensity.
In chronic low back pain patients, spinal manipulation therapy can be equally effective at relieving pain and better at providing short-term function improvement compared to recommended treatments, according to recent research.
Symptoms persist in more than 50% of patients and may precede osteoarthritis.
Recent studies address two of the most troubling symptoms of fibromyalgia: pain and cognitive impairment.
An inexpensive and relatively benign supplement may reduce OA inflammation.
Canadian researchers looked at the safety of short-term use in patients with hypertension, heart failure, or chronic kidney disease.
Be aware of the relationship between pain and negative adaptive behaviors, especially in teenagers.