Category Archives: Osteoarthritis Treatment Guidelines

Osteoarthritis Management App Now Available

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) have put their name to and approved a computer app to help Doctors help osteoarthritis sufferers. These AUCs or appropriate use criteria apps are downloaded onto the Doctor’s computer and they are meant … Continue reading

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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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Does Ultrasound Relieve OA?

Ultrasound is commonly used by physiotherapists for OA. Sometimes they use an anti-inflammatory cream with the ultrasound, a method termed phonophoresis and this supposedly improves the absorption of the anti-inflammatory cream. But do either of these therapies relieve your OA?

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