Musculoskeletal Disorders Resource Center

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Placebos Trigger Responses in Knee Osteoarthritis

Not all placebos are equally effective for knee osteoarthritis and some can trigger clinically relevant responses.

Do Antibiotics Increase Juvenile Arthritis Risk?

New research suggests that children who are exposed to antibiotics could have an increased risk of newly diagnosed juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA).

Exercise or Surgery for Knee Pain?

Arthroscopic surgery to relieve chronic knee pain in middle-aged and older patients is only temporarily effective and might be harmful.

Five-a-Day to Reduce Hip Fracture Risk

Fruit and vegetable intake is associated with hip fracture, with a higher rate of hip fracture for intake below five servings a day.

Senza System: SCS Without Paresthesia

Nevro announced that the FDA has approved the Senza System, a spinal cord stimulation (SCS) system as an aid in the management of chronic intractable pain of the trunk and/or limbs, including pain associated with failed back surgery syndrome, low back pain, and leg pain.

Single-Dose Injection Rx Ups Bone Density

Frail, older women may only need a single dose of the osteoporosis drug zoledronic acid (Reclast) to build bone strength, a new study suggests.

Carpal Tunnel Incidence Higher with RA?

The incidence of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) does not appear to be elevated among patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA).

OTC Drug for Back Pain, Arthritis

Acetaminophen does not appear to help ease lower back pain and offers little relief for the most common form of arthritis, according to a new report.

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