In the News: May 2016

People with painful knee osteoarthritis often take nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). If these drugs fail to provide adequate relief, opioid drugs may be the next step. The bone-thinning disease osteoporosis may be more common in women, but men can get it too. Keeping bones strong is important for staving off this condition, and the earlier the better. Being overweight or obese is a well-known risk factor for osteoarthritis, especially in the knees. Low back pain is extremely common and can occur for many reasons. Regardless of the underlying cause, exercise to improve strength and support often is recommended.
To continue reading this article or issue you must be a paid subscriber. Sign in

Subscribe to Arthritis Advisor

Get the next year of Arthritis Advisor for just $20. And access all of our online content - over 1,000 articles - free of charge.
Subscribe today and save 36%. It's like getting 4 months FREE!
Already Subscribed?
Click Here to Sign In | Forgot your password? | Activate Web Access