Tag Archives: osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis of the wrist: Improved understanding of wrist movements leads to novel advancement in wrist replacement surgery

Like every other joint in the body covered by cartilage, the wrist can develop osteoarthritis. Many treatments have been attempted including cutting sensory nerves to relieve pain, stiffen the wrist, partially removing some of the joint and,

Biodegradable microparticles used to prolong drug release to inhibit inflammation in osteoarthritis

Articular cartilage is located on the surfaces of the bones in the synovial joint. It protects the underlying bones from damage and shock, but also functions as a lubricant for frictionless movements of the human body. Damage

Glucosamine reduces the need for pain medications in osteoarthritis, but the correct formulation is essential

For osteoarthritis, drugs that can delay disease progression have the potential to reduce the need for additional pain medications. But be careful which drug you chose: this effect is only shown with the prescription patented crystalline glucosamine

The effect of dehydroepiandrosterone in different stages of osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis (OA) is likely to become an increasing burden in the coming decades. Current medications for OA, including nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS), steroids or viscosupplementation provide only symptomatic improvements. The major disadvantage of all current treatments is