arthritis therapies

New therapies being developed to treat arthritis in the future

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Osteoarthritis continues to be one of the most common physical ailments to affect an already-ageing population, but an array of new treatments and potential arthritis therapies have been unveiled already this year. Some are still at the trial…
diet and knee osteoarthritis

Diet & Detox: the best approach to dealing with knee osteoarthritis

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It’s January; a time of fresh starts and new resolutions and a recent report from the Radiological Society of North America is further proof that adhering to the right diet and taking a prudent approach to healthy living is not just for the…
knee osteoarthritis and fear of movement

‘Fear of movement’ limiting activity levels of knee osteoarthritis patients 

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We may be aware of the damage that osteoarthritis can impose on the body, but we’re still trying to understand how it affects us mentally – as a new study from the University of North Carolina reveals. According to the study, which was published…
total knee replacement for pro footballers

Retired pro footballers found to be at higher risk of developing knee osteoarthritis

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Recent research from the University of Nottingham has confirmed that retired professional footballers are far more prone to develop knee pain and osteoarthritis and face problems with their knees earlier in life than the average person, with…
knee replacement surgery in rugby

Rugby union players more likely to develop knee arthritis

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We all know what a tough code rugby union is, but a new study – led by the Arthritis Research UK Centre for Sport, Exercise and Osteoarthritis at the University of Oxford – has spelled out just how gruelling it is. Researchers discovered…