Jean Wong summarises a Cochrane systematic review, which suggests that exercise improves pain, function and quality of life in those with knee osteoarthritis.[read the full story...]
What exercise type and dose for pain and disability in knee osteoarthritis?
Tracey Howe considers a systematic review, which examines exercise type and dose on pain and disability in knee osteoarthritis.[read the full story...]
Braces and orthoses for treating osteoarthritis of the knee
In this blog, Lynne Rowley discusses a systematic review on the risks and benefits of orthoses and braces in osteoarthritis of the knee.[read the full story...]
Exercise type and dose on pain and disability in knee osteoarthritis
In this blog, Tracey Howe looks at a recent systematic review examining the best type of exercise for reducing pain and improving knee function in knee osteoarthritis.[read the full story...]
Meniscal allograft transplantation
In this blog, Lesley Dawson considers a systematic review, which assesses the quality of published literature on the topic of meniscal allograft transplantation as well as surgical indications, methods, outcomes and complications.[read the full story...]
Bariatric surgery for knee complaints
In this blog, Lesley Dawson considers a systematic review, which examines the effects of bariatric surgery on knee complaints in morbidly obese patients.[read the full story...]
Painful knee osteoarthritis? What is the effect of platelet-rich plasma injections?
We come across lots of people who have painful knees due to osetoarthritis. They are always looking for ways to reduce their pain. A relatively new treatment has emerged, platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections. PRP is an autologous (where the donor and recipient are the same person) blood product with an elevated platelet concentration. Platelet-derived growth factors regulate [read the full story…]
Effects of vision on knee biomechanics
In her debut blog, Maggie Hendry considers a systematic review of the current evidence investigating the role of vision on knee biomechanics during various functional tasks.[read the full story...]
Does obesity affect knee cartilage?
In this blog, David Pugh considers a study, which looked at the evidence relating obesity using BMI, body weight and body composition to knee cartilage changes on MRI scanning.[read the full story...]
Risk factors for knee osteoarthritis in older adults
In her debut blog, Kim McLuckie considers a systematic review, which examined current evidence on risk factors for knee osteoarthritis in those aged 50 years and over.[read the full story...]