Category: Arthritis

Rich Kids Suffer Less from This Type of Arthritis

Children with arthritis affecting five or more joints, called polyarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis (polyarticular JIA), living in less affluent families were twice as likely to report more than an hour of morning joint stiffness, compared to their counterparts from more affluent families, Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) investigators report.

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Can SAM Treat Arthritis Pain? Study Will Soon Tell

ZetrOZ Systems, developer of sustained acoustic medicine (SAM) — an FDA-cleared home-use ultrasound device designed to help reduce pain associated with tendon, ligament, and muscle injuries — has received funding from the National Institute of Health (NIH) to research new ways to reduce arthritic pain utilizing non-surgical, non-narcotic technology.

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Hyaluronic Acid Provides Knee OA Pain Relief with Lower Costs and Fewer Adverse Outcomes, Per Study

Knee osteoarthritis patients treated with intra-articular hyaluronic acid (IHA) to relieve their pain incurred lower total medical care costs than those treated with intra-articular corticosteroids (ICS) or total knee arthroplasty (TKA), according to a retrospective study, published in Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism.

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