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How to manage arthritis?! New guidelines.

The American College of Rheumatology and Arthritis Foundation have put out new practice guidelines on how to manage osteoarthritis (OA). Arthritis affects over 300 million people worldwide.  The most common joints affected are knees, hips, and hands. Treatment suggestions Nonpharmacologic: … Continue reading

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I am a myth-buster! Myth-busting at musculoskeletal issues…

Yes, call me a myth-buster!  In my recent family medicine journal there is a fantastic article (with research to back up their recommendations) that helps with musculoskeletal issues.  Which of these categories do you fit in?! Are you a middle-aged … Continue reading

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Will my knee pain get worse?

There are identifiable risk factors which may predict who has worsening knee arthritis.  If you are male, obese, feel worse pain in your knee (your opinion), or have worse looking knee xrays (my opinion) your knee pain is more likely to … Continue reading

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