Musculoskeletal Disorders Resource Center

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Yoga Pose Reducing Spinal Curve?

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

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.

Rasuvo Autoinjector Launched for RA

Medac Pharma announced the launch of Rasuvo (methotrexate) injection for patients with rheumatoid arthritis, polyarticular course juvenile idiopathic arthritis (pJIA), and psoriasis.

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.

Minivelle Patch Gains New Strength/Indication

Noven announced that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new indication with a new dose of Minivelle (estradiol transdermal system) for the prevention of postmenopausal osteoporosis.

Otezla Tab Gains New Psoriasis Indication

Celgene announced that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Otezla (apremilast) for the treatment of patients with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis for whom phototherapy or systemic therapy is appropriate.

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.

Chart: Arthritis Treatments: NSAIDs

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