Musculoskeletal Disorders Resource Center

Click on the subcategory below to find drug monographs for that particular area.

Antipsychotics and Fracture Risk

Antipsychotics has been associated with an increased risk of fracture, although it is unclear if risk is limited to older conventional antipsychotics or if newer atypical antipsychotics also carry this risk.

Yoga Pose Reducing Spinal Curve?

Asymmetric strengthening with yoga may reduce abnormal spinal curvature in patients with scoliosis.

IV or PO Tx Best for ...

Researchers have concluded that all of the widely used arthritis treatments provide more relief from knee pain over three months than do placebo pills.

FDA Expands Humira Use for pJIA

AbbVie announced that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the use of Humira (adalimumab) for moderately to severely active polyarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis (pJIA) to reducing signs and symptoms in patients aged ≥2 years.

Insulin Dependence and Post-Op Complications

Patients with insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM) have an increased risk of a number of postoperative complications after lumbar fusion compared with those who have noninsulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM) or no diabetes.

Chart: Gout Treatments

Review this chart for a quick overview of gout treatments when you need it.

Light Tx for Nonspecific Back Pain

For adults with chronic nonspecific back pain, light therapy is associated with reduction in pain intensity and improvement in depressive symptoms.

Orthopedists Release 'Choosing Wisely' Update

The American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS) has released a list of tests and procedures that are commonly ordered but not always necessary.

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