Monthly Archives: June 2013

Knee OA Treatment Guidelines Updated

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) has recently updated it’s knee OA treatment guidelines, following results in recent research. Mostly they are unchanged from the major recommendations which I reported on back in April 2012 for hand, hip and … Continue reading

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Side Effects of NSAIDs for Osteoarthritis Sufferers

There has been a major new study published in the Lancet about the side effects of NSAIDs. It has collated information from 280 other studies and this sort of study, known as meta-analyses,¬†is generally considered the best type of research. … Continue reading

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Exercises for OA Helped Michael Vaughan More Than Surgery

For those who don’t follow English cricket¬†Michael Vaughan was the English cricket captain about 10 years ago and is considered by some to be one of the greatest batsman who ever lived. More lately he took to the dance stage … Continue reading

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