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Learn how the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA/DoD) recommendations for nonsurgical treatments for osteoarthritis stack up.
Learn how rapid developments in the field of pain neurobiology is shedding light on the causes of osteoarthritis pain.
Dr. Ajay Wasan speaks with Practical Pain Management to discuss the increased risk for depression, anxiety, pain catastrophizing, and sleep problems among patients with osteoarthritis.
Patients often rank their osteoarthritis as more severe than physicians' assessment. Find out why.
Patients with osteoarthritis are affected by both peripheral structural and joint changes, but also be central pain sensitization.
Practical Pain Management's Editorial Board lend their Tips for the Management of Osteoarthritis. Learn what the expert do to manage this common condition.
Practical guide to osteoarthritis (OA) of the spine, hand, hip, knee, and ankle, written by experts in the field. Learn more about the symptoms and diagnosis of OA.
Inflammation, wear and tear, aging—all these are common causes of osteoarthritis, one of the most common chronic pain conditions seen today. Forest Tennant, MD, DrPH, introduces our Practical Guide to Osteoarthrtis.
Read about new research on the effectiveness of massage for knee osteoarthritis.
Review of current treatments for hip osteoarthritis.
Pain research updates from the December 2012 issue of Practical Pain Management.
This article reviews pain management methods to determine which method is most efficacious in reducing postoperative pain in patients undergoing elective lower extremity arthroplasty.
From oral and topical medications to lifestyle intervention, this article provides tips for the treatment of knee osteoarthritis.
Patients who present with general ankle pain need to be closely worked up for accurate diagnosis because “ankle” as a term is a relatively unspecific anatomical term. Details on diagnosis and treatments of this type of degenerative arthritis.
Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most significant cause of musculoskeletal morbidity in the elderly, and the hand is the most frequently affected area of the body. Article covers hand osteoarthritis diagnosis and management, including medications.