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141. Comparative Effectiveness of Tai Chi Versus Physical Therapy for Knee Osteoarthritis: A Randomized Trial.

Comparative Effectiveness of Tai Chi Versus Physical Therapy for Knee Osteoarthritis: A Randomized Trial. 27183035 2016 07 19 2017 05 01 2017 05 01 1539-3704 165 2 2016 Jul 19 Annals of internal medicine Ann. Intern. Med. Comparative Effectiveness of Tai Chi Versus Physical Therapy for Knee Osteoarthritis: A Randomized Trial. 77-86 10.7326/M15-2143 Few remedies effectively treat long-term pain and disability from knee osteoarthritis. Studies suggest that Tai Chi alleviates symptoms (...) , but no trials have directly compared Tai Chi with standard therapies for osteoarthritis. To compare Tai Chi with standard physical therapy for patients with knee osteoarthritis. Randomized, 52-week, single-blind comparative effectiveness trial. (ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT01258985). An urban tertiary care academic hospital. 204 participants with symptomatic knee osteoarthritis (mean age, 60 years; 70% women; 53% white). Tai Chi (2 times per week for 12 weeks) or standard physical therapy (2 times per week for 6

Annals of Internal Medicine2016 Full Text: Link to full Text with Trip Pro

142. Low-dose Spironolactone: Treatment for Osteoarthritis-related Knee Effusion. A Prospective Clinical and Sonographic-based Study

Low-dose Spironolactone: Treatment for Osteoarthritis-related Knee Effusion. A Prospective Clinical and Sonographic-based Study 27036390 2016 06 02 2016 06 02 0315-162X 43 6 2016 Jun The Journal of rheumatology J. Rheumatol. Low-dose Spironolactone: Treatment for Osteoarthritis-related Knee Effusion. A Prospective Clinical and Sonographic-based Study. 1114-20 10.3899/jrheum.151200 To evaluate the effectiveness of spironolactone as a treatment for osteoarthritis (OA)-related knee effusion (...) in comparison to ibuprofen, cold compresses, and placebo. This study was carried out on 200 patients, aged 40 years or older, attending the outpatient clinic of the Rheumatology Department of Sohag University Hospital with unilateral knee effusion related to OA based on clinical examination, musculoskeletal ultrasonography (US), and synovial fluid analysis. In group 1, 50 patients received spironolactone 25 mg daily for 2 weeks; in group 2, 50 patients took ibuprofen 1200 mg daily for 2 weeks; in group 3

EvidenceUpdates2016

143. Cost-Utility and Cost-Effectiveness Analyses of Face-to-Face Versus Telephone-Based Nonpharmacologic Multidisciplinary Treatments for Patients With Generalized Osteoarthritis

Cost-Utility and Cost-Effectiveness Analyses of Face-to-Face Versus Telephone-Based Nonpharmacologic Multidisciplinary Treatments for Patients With Generalized Osteoarthritis 26314289 2016 03 24 2016 08 01 2016 08 22 2151-4658 68 4 2016 Apr Arthritis care & research Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) Cost-Utility and Cost-Effectiveness Analyses of Face-to-Face Versus Telephone-Based Nonpharmacologic Multidisciplinary Treatments for Patients With Generalized Osteoarthritis. 502-10 10.1002/acr.22709 (...) To evaluate, from a societal perspective, the cost utility and cost effectiveness of a nonpharmacologic face-to-face treatment program compared with a telephone-based treatment program for patients with generalized osteoarthritis (GOA). An economic evaluation was carried out alongside a randomized clinical trial involving 147 patients with GOA. Program costs were estimated from time registrations. One-year medical and nonmedical costs were estimated using cost questionnaires. Quality-adjusted life years

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144. DMI-9523 (Ampion) for moderate to severe osteoarthritis of the knee

DMI-9523 (Ampion) for moderate to severe osteoarthritis of the knee DMI-9523 (Ampion) for moderate to severe osteoarthritis of the knee DMI-9523 (Ampion) for moderate to severe osteoarthritis of the knee NIHR HSRIC Record Status This is a bibliographic record of a published health technology assessment. No evaluation of the quality of this assessment has been made for the HTA database. Citation NIHR HSRIC. DMI-9523 (Ampion) for moderate to severe osteoarthritis of the knee. Birmingham: NIHR (...) Horizon Scanning Research&Intelligence Centre. Horizon Scanning Review. 2016 Authors' conclusions Osteoarthritis is the most common type of arthritis in the UK and leads to painful and stiff joints. Osteoarthritis can affect any joint, but commonly affects knee joints. Daily routine activities can become difficult for patients with osteoarthritis of the knee. There is no cure for osteoarthritis of the knee but there are treatments which help to reduce the pain. In cases where treatment does not work

Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.2016

145. Feasibility of a Randomized Controlled Trial of Self-Administered Acupressure for Symptom Management in Older Adults with Knee Osteoarthritis.

Feasibility of a Randomized Controlled Trial of Self-Administered Acupressure for Symptom Management in Older Adults with Knee Osteoarthritis. 27031862 2016 05 04 2017 02 06 2017 02 06 1557-7708 22 5 2016 May Journal of alternative and complementary medicine (New York, N.Y.) J Altern Complement Med Feasibility of a Randomized Controlled Trial of Self-Administered Acupressure for Symptom Management in Older Adults with Knee Osteoarthritis. 396-403 10.1089/acm.2015.0231 To assess the feasibility (...) of a study to evaluate the efficacy of self-administered acupressure in pain and related symptom management for older people with symptomatic knee osteoarthritis. Feasibility with regard to (1) sample recruitment and retention, (2) treatment fidelity and adherence, and (3) tolerability and adverse events was examined. The study was a randomized controlled trial. Community-living older adults were recruited and randomly assigned to one of three groups: verum acupressure, sham acupressure, and usual care

Journal of alternative and complementary medicine (New York, N.Y.)2016

146. Patient-reported quality indicators for osteoarthritis: a patient and public generated self-report measure for primary care

Patient-reported quality indicators for osteoarthritis: a patient and public generated self-report measure for primary care 29062506 2018 11 13 2056-7529 2 2016 Research involvement and engagement Res Involv Engagem Patient-reported quality indicators for osteoarthritis: a patient and public generated self-report measure for primary care. 5 10.1186/s40900-016-0019-x People with osteoarthritis desire high quality care, support and information. However, the quality of care for people with OA in (...) general practice is not routinely collected. Quality Indicators can be used to benefit patients by measuring whether minimum standards of quality care are being met from a patient perspective. The aim of this study was to describe how a Research User Group (RUG) worked alongside researchers to co-produce a set of self-reported quality indicators for people with osteoarthritis when visiting their general practitioner or practice nurse (primary care). These were required in the MOSAICS study, which

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147. Effect of Vitamin D Supplementation on Tibial Cartilage Volume and Knee Pain Among Patients With Symptomatic Knee Osteoarthritis: A Randomized Clinical Trial.

Effect of Vitamin D Supplementation on Tibial Cartilage Volume and Knee Pain Among Patients With Symptomatic Knee Osteoarthritis: A Randomized Clinical Trial. 26954409 2016 03 09 2016 03 14 2016 10 17 1538-3598 315 10 2016 Mar 08 JAMA JAMA Effect of Vitamin D Supplementation on Tibial Cartilage Volume and Knee Pain Among Patients With Symptomatic Knee Osteoarthritis: A Randomized Clinical Trial. 1005-13 10.1001/jama.2016.1961 Observational studies suggest that vitamin D supplementation (...) is associated with benefits for knee osteoarthritis, but current trial evidence is contradictory. To compare the effects of vitamin D supplementation vs placebo on knee pain and knee cartilage volume in patients with symptomatic knee osteoarthritis and low vitamin D levels. A multicenter randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial in Tasmania and Victoria, Australia. Participants with symptomatic knee osteoarthritis and low 25-hydroxyvitamin D (12.5-60 nmol/L) were enrolled from June 2010

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148. Improved Function and Reduced Pain after Swimming and Cycling Training in Patients with Osteoarthritis

Improved Function and Reduced Pain after Swimming and Cycling Training in Patients with Osteoarthritis 26773104 2016 03 02 2016 12 26 2016 12 30 0315-162X 43 3 2016 Mar The Journal of rheumatology J. Rheumatol. Improved Function and Reduced Pain after Swimming and Cycling Training in Patients with Osteoarthritis. 666-72 10.3899/jrheum.151110 Arthritis and its associated joint pain act as significant barriers for adults attempting to perform land-based physical activity. Swimming can be an ideal (...) form of exercise for patients with arthritis. Yet there is no information on the efficacy of regular swimming exercise involving patients with arthritis. The effect of a swimming exercise intervention on joint pain, stiffness, and physical function was evaluated in patients with osteoarthritis (OA). Using a randomized study design, 48 sedentary middle-aged and older adults with OA underwent 3 months of either swimming or cycling exercise training. Supervised exercise training was performed for 45

EvidenceUpdates2016

149. Joint sparing treatments in early ankle osteoarthritis: current procedures and future perspectives

Joint sparing treatments in early ankle osteoarthritis: current procedures and future perspectives 26915003 2016 02 26 2018 11 13 2197-1153 3 1 2016 Dec Journal of experimental orthopaedics J Exp Orthop Joint sparing treatments in early ankle osteoarthritis: current procedures and future perspectives. 3 10.1186/s40634-016-0038-4 Ankle osteoarthritis (AOA) is a severe pathology, mostly affecting a post-traumatic young population. Arthroscopic debridement, arthrodiastasis, osteotomy (...) are the current joint sparing procedures, but, in the available studies, controversial results were achieved, with better outcomes in case of limited degeneration. Only osteotomy in case of malalignment is universally accepted as a joint sparing procedure in case of partial AOA. Recently, the biological mechanism of osteoarthritis has been intensively studied: it is a whole joint pathology, affecting cartilage, bone and synovial membrane. In particular, the first stage is characterized by a reversible

Journal of experimental orthopaedics2016 Full Text: Link to full Text with Trip Pro

150. Nonsurgical Management of Osteoarthritis of the Knee

Nonsurgical Management of Osteoarthritis of the Knee Nonsurgical Management of Osteoarthritis of the Knee | National Guideline Clearinghouse success fail JUL Aug 12 2018 2019 30 Sep 2016 - 13 Jul 2018 COLLECTED BY Organization: Formed in 2009, the Archive Team (not to be confused with the archive.org Archive-It Team) is a rogue archivist collective dedicated to saving copies of rapidly dying or deleted websites for the sake of history and digital heritage. The group is 100% composed (...) In Username or Email * Password * Remember Me Don't have an account? The AHRQ National Guideline Clearinghouse (NGC, guideline.gov) Web site will not be available after July 16, 2018 because federal funding through AHRQ will no longer be available to support the NGC as of that date. For additional information, read our . Guideline Synthesis Nonsurgical Management of Osteoarthritis of the Knee Guidelines Being Compared: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) American Academy of Orthopaedic

National Guideline Clearinghouse (partial archive)2016

151. Joint distraction for ankle osteoarthritis

Joint distraction for ankle osteoarthritis Joint distr Joint distraction for ankle osteoarthritis action for ankle osteoarthritis Interventional procedures guidance Published: 16 December 2015 nice.org.uk/guidance/ipg538 Y Y our responsibility our responsibility This guidance represents the view of NICE, arrived at after careful consideration of the evidence available. When exercising their judgement, healthcare professionals are expected to take this guidance fully into account. However (...) should be interpreted in a way that would be inconsistent with compliance with those duties. Commissioners and providers have a responsibility to promote an environmentally sustainable health and care system and should assess and reduce the environmental impact of implementing NICE recommendations wherever possible. 1 1 Recommendations Recommendations 1.1 Current evidence on the safety and efficacy of joint distraction for ankle osteoarthritis is inadequate in quantity and quality. Therefore

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence - Interventional Procedures2016

152. The Incremental Effects of Manual Therapy or Booster Sessions in Addition to Exercise Therapy for Knee Osteoarthritis: A Randomized Clinical Trial

The Incremental Effects of Manual Therapy or Booster Sessions in Addition to Exercise Therapy for Knee Osteoarthritis: A Randomized Clinical Trial 26416334 2015 12 01 2016 08 31 2015 12 01 1938-1344 45 12 2015 Dec The Journal of orthopaedic and sports physical therapy J Orthop Sports Phys Ther The Incremental Effects of Manual Therapy or Booster Sessions in Addition to Exercise Therapy for Knee Osteoarthritis: A Randomized Clinical Trial. 975-83 10.2519/jospt.2015.6015 A factorial randomized (...) controlled trial. To investigate the addition of manual therapy to exercise therapy for the reduction of pain and increase of physical function in people with knee osteoarthritis (OA), and whether "booster sessions" compared to consecutive sessions may improve outcomes. The benefits of providing manual therapy in addition to exercise therapy, or of distributing treatment sessions over time using periodic booster sessions, in people with knee OA are not well established. All participants had knee OA and

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153. Application of an Unloader Knee Brace in the Treatment of Osteoarthritis

Application of an Unloader Knee Brace in the Treatment of Osteoarthritis "Application of an Unloader Knee Brace in the Treatment of Osteoarthrit" by Alexander J. Friedman < > > > > > Title Author Date of Award Summer 8-13-2016 Degree Type Thesis Degree Name Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies First Advisor AJ Sommers Rights . Abstract BACKGROUND Osteoarthritis (OA) is a debilitating condition that affects a large and diverse cross-section of American society. Historically (...) , treatments for OA have focused on providing symptomatic relief and improving ability to complete activities of daily living (ADLs). These treatments range from NSAID use and physical therapy, to total knee arthroplasty, an invasive and expensive procedure. Although firm data is lacking, many OA patients report subjective symptomatic improvement in symptoms by wearing a knee brace on the affected joint. Recently, several manufacturers have developed a new knee brace designed to reposition the knee

Pacific University EBM Capstone Project2016

154. Randomised controlled trial: NSAIDs or paracetamol for short-term treatment of mild to moderate knee pain in early osteoarthritis: are they equivalent?

Randomised controlled trial: NSAIDs or paracetamol for short-term treatment of mild to moderate knee pain in early osteoarthritis: are they equivalent? NSAIDs or paracetamol for short-term treatment of mild to moderate knee pain in early osteoarthritis: are they equivalent? | Evidence-Based Medicine This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts (...) Username * Password * your user name or password? Search for this keyword Search for this keyword Main menu Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? You are here NSAIDs or paracetamol for short-term treatment of mild to moderate knee pain in early osteoarthritis: are they equivalent? Article Text Therapeutics/Prevention Randomised controlled trial NSAIDs or paracetamol for short-term treatment

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155. Taping: knee osteoarthritis

Taping: knee osteoarthritis RACGP - Knee taping for osteoarthritis Username Password Password security changes or call 1800 284 789 Search the RACGP website Your browser has 'Cookies' disabled, alert boxes will continue to appear without this feature. / / / / / Taping: knee osteoarthritis HANDI Making non-drug interventions easier to find and use Taping: knee osteoarthritis Knee OA is the most common cause of knee pain in people older than 50. Intervention Application of strong, adhesive tape (...) or strapping aiming to unload painful soft tissues. Indication Chronic pain related to knee osteoarthritis (OA). Malalignment of the patella, with abnormal distribution of force on the lateral facet, is thought to contribute to pain in knee osteoarthritis. Taping increases patellofemoral contact area, decreasing joint stress and thereby reducing pain. Taping is a very effective pain-relieving strategy and can assist participation in other strongly recommended therapies for knee osteoarthritis, such as

Handbook of Non-Drug interventions (HANDI)2016

156. Splints for the reduction of pain from hand osteoarthritis

Splints for the reduction of pain from hand osteoarthritis RACGP - Splints for the reduction of pain from hand osteoarthritis Username Password Password security changes or call 1800 284 789 Search the RACGP website Your browser has 'Cookies' disabled, alert boxes will continue to appear without this feature. / / / / / Splints: hand osteoarthritis HANDI Making non-drug interventions easier to find and use Splints: hand osteoarthritis Hand OA mainly affects women and often starts around the time (...) of menopause. Intervention Prefabricated or custom-made splints. Indication Patients with mild to moderate pain from OA of the first carpometacarpal joint (CMC-1) at the base of the thumb. Other hand joints commonly affected by OA are the distal interphalangeal joints and the proximal interphalangeal joints; however, the majority of evidence relates to splints for OA at the base of the thumb. Availability Neoprene prefabricated splints are available from pharmacies, sports stores, mobility equipment

Handbook of Non-Drug interventions (HANDI)2016

157. Walking cane: knee osteoarthritis

Walking cane: knee osteoarthritis RACGP - Walking cane for knee osteoarthritis Username Password Password security changes or call 1800 284 789 Search the RACGP website Your browser has 'Cookies' disabled, alert boxes will continue to appear without this feature. / / / / / Walking cane: knee osteoarthritis HANDI Making non-drug interventions easier to find and use Walking cane: knee osteoarthritis Use of a cane is one of a number of non-drug treatments for knee OA, which include weight (...) reduction, exercise and taping. Intervention Daily use of a walking cane or stick to decrease the load transmitted through the affected knee(s) and improve pain and function. Indication People with knee osteoarthritis (OA) who have pain and difficulty with walking. Precautions recommend that people with bilateral disease should use frames or wheeled walkers rather than canes . A cane is not recommended if people have pre-existing wrist, elbow or shoulder pain on the contralateral side. Canes have

Handbook of Non-Drug interventions (HANDI)2016

158. Exercise for knee osteoarthritis

Exercise for knee osteoarthritis RACGP - Exercise for knee osteoarthritis Username Password Password security changes or call 1800 284 789 Search the RACGP website Your browser has 'Cookies' disabled, alert boxes will continue to appear without this feature. / / / / / Exercise: knee osteoarthritis HANDI Making non-drug interventions easier to find and use Exercise: knee osteoarthritis Exercise is recommended as a core treatment for osteoarthritis in all clinical guidelines regardless of patient (...) age, pain levels or disease severity. Intervention Regular land- or water-based therapeutic exercise for adults with knee osteoarthritis (OA). Exercise programs may be delivered face to face or via the internet. Indication Adults with knee OA. The aim is to reduce the pain and improve the physical function of the knee. Precautions Confirm the patient has appropriate footwear for exercising. Emphasise the need to perform the exercise correctly and at medium speed, to minimise the risk of injury

Handbook of Non-Drug interventions (HANDI)2016

159. AcetaMINophen for Back Osteoarthritis Pain: Is the effect in the name?

AcetaMINophen for Back Osteoarthritis Pain: Is the effect in the name? Tools for Practice is proudly sponsored by the Alberta College of Family Physicians (ACFP). ACFP is a provincial, professional voluntary organization, representing more than 4,400 family physicians, family medicine residents, and medical students in Alberta. Established over sixty years ago, the ACFP strives for excellence in family practice through advocacy, continuing medical education and primary care research (...) . www.acfp.ca September 26, 2016 AcetaMINophen for Back and Osteoarthritis Pain: Is the effect in the name? Clinical Question: Is acetaminophen effective for the management of back pain or osteoarthritis? Bottom Line: Acetaminophen is not efficacious for back pain, and provides no clinically meaningful impact on osteoarthritis. There are many other better interventions for these conditions like: short-term oral NSAIDs for back pain; topical NSAIDs or intra-articular steroids for osteoarthritis; and exercise

Tools for Practice2016

160. A Combined Patient and Provider Intervention for Management of Osteoarthritis in Veterans: A Randomized Clinical Trial.

A Combined Patient and Provider Intervention for Management of Osteoarthritis in Veterans: A Randomized Clinical Trial. 26720751 2016 01 19 2016 05 25 2016 12 15 1539-3704 164 2 2016 Jan 19 Annals of internal medicine Ann. Intern. Med. A Combined Patient and Provider Intervention for Management of Osteoarthritis in Veterans: A Randomized Clinical Trial. 73-83 10.7326/M15-0378 Management of osteoarthritis requires both medical and behavioral strategies, but some recommended therapies (...) are underused. To examine the effectiveness of a combined patient and provider intervention for improving osteoarthritis outcomes. Cluster randomized clinical trial with assignment to osteoarthritis intervention and usual care groups. (ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT01130740). Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina. 30 providers (clusters) and 300 outpatients with symptomatic hip or knee osteoarthritis. The telephone-based patient intervention focused on weight management, physical

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