OSTEOARTHRITIS NEWS TIPS & FEATURES

FDA ALERT - Limbrel used for Treatment of Joint Stiffness Associated with Potentially Life-Threatening Toxicities

December 11, 2017

FDA ALERT – Limbrel used for Treatment of Joint Stiffness Associated with Potentially Life-Threatening Toxicities

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Limbrel  (bioflavonoids and zinc glycinate) is a medical food that has an indication for the dietary treatment of swelling, stiffness, […]

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Tags: bioflavonoids, limbrel, News Tips and Features, osteoarthritis, zinc glycinate


NSAIDs Decrease Risk of Colorectal Cancer

September 12, 2017

NSAIDs Decrease Risk of Colorectal Cancer

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Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) are medicines that are used for the treatment of a wide range of musculoskeletal illnesses including […]

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Tags: Chronic Low Back Pain, colorectal cancer, News Tips and Features, NSAIDs, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis


The Lack of Benefit from Radiofrequency Denervation for Chronic Low Back Pain

September 11, 2017

The Lack of Benefit from Radiofrequency Denervation for Chronic Low Back Pain

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Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis that occurs as the musculoskeletal system ages.  As the joint cartilage thins, […]

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Tags: Chronic Low Back Pain, News Tips and Features, osteoarthritis, Radiofrequency Denervation, rheumatoid arthritis


EULAR 2016 Recommendations on Management of Early Arthritis

January 12, 2017

EULAR 2016 Recommendations on Management of Early Arthritis

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The European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) have published an update to their 2007 recommendations for the management of early arthritis. […]

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Tags: Ankylosing Spondylitis, arthritis, Axial Spondyloarthropathy (axSpA), News Tips and Features, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, Spondylolysis/Spondylolisthesis


How To Enjoy The Holidays Despite Chronic Pain

December 20, 2016

How To Enjoy The Holidays Despite Chronic Pain

By cancerconnect cancerconnect

By Tom Macek, M.D. The holidays are a time when everyone is encouraged to be of good cheer. But this […]

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Tags: Ankylosing Spondylitis, Axial Spondyloarthropathy (axSpA), back strain, News Tips and Features, osteoarthritis, Psoriatic Arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, Spondylolysis/Spondylolisthesis


Opioids: Ineffective Therapy for Chronic Low Back Pain

November 16, 2016

Opioids: Ineffective Therapy for Chronic Low Back Pain

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By David Borenstein MD, Executive Editor, theSpineCommunity.com Prescription opioid or narcotic use is associated with an increasing number of deaths with […]

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Tags: Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS), Axial Spondyloarthropathy (axSpA), back strain, Herniated Discs, News Tips and Features, osteoarthritis, Spinal Stenosis, Spondylolysis/Spondylolisthesis


Study Validates Relative Safety of Celebrex for Arthritis Sufferers at Risk of Heart Disease

November 15, 2016

Study Validates Relative Safety of Celebrex for Arthritis Sufferers at Risk of Heart Disease

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The results of a just released new study provide some reassurance to arthritis sufferers who want pain relief but have […]

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Tags: arthritis, Axial Spondyloarthropathy (axSpA), News Tips and Features, osteoarthritis, Spondylolysis/Spondylolisthesis


Why a Rheumatologist, Not a Spine Surgeon, Should Treat Your Back Pain

June 13, 2016

Why a Rheumatologist, Not a Spine Surgeon, Should Treat Your Back Pain

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By David Borenstein MD, Executive Editor, theSpineCommunity.com Back pain is a symptom or complaint associated with over 60 different illnesses. Most […]

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Tags: Herniated Discs, News Tips and Features, osteoarthritis, Spinal Stenosis


Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs) and Risk of Serious Stomach Problems

May 5, 2016

Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs) and Risk of Serious Stomach Problems

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By David Borenstein, MD, Managing Editor theSpineCommunity.com Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are a class of drugs used for a wide […]

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Tags: back pain, News Tips and Features, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, spondyloarthritis


Strength Train at Home

April 29, 2016

Strength Train at Home

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Maintaining muscle strength through regular exercise as we age can help combat natural muscle loss, or sarcopenia. By Joan Pagano […]

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Tags: Ankylosing Spondylitis, back strain, Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis (DISH), Enteropathic Arthritis, Herniated Discs, News Tips and Features, osteoarthritis, Osteoporosis, Psoriatic Arthritis, Reactive Arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, Scoliosis


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