Arthritis & Rheumatism

Reproductive, hormonal factors tied to knee OA in women

(HealthDay)—Female reproductive and hormonal factors are associated with incidence of knee osteoarthritis (OA), according to a study published in the July issue of Arthritis & Rheumatology.

Arthritis & Rheumatism

Better implants key to repair damaged knees

People whose knees have been affected by osteoarthritis, also known as the 'wear and tear' arthritis, often have to get knee implants to repair the damage. But if a knee implant does not fit the specific individual, it can ...

Surgery

After knee replacement, play on

(HealthDay)—Knee replacement patients can continue to enjoy sports—such as skiing, tennis and dancing—without worrying that high-impact activities might compromise their new joint, a small, new study finds.

Arthritis & Rheumatism

The impact of lower total knee replacement rates in black Americans

It's known that racial minorities in the United States undergo fewer total knee replacements (TKRs) for knee osteoarthritis, but it's unclear how this affects their quality of life. A new study published in Arthritis Care ...

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