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Study Ranks Treatments for Knee OA

The Arthritis Foundation—June 18, 2018

The Arthritis Foundation reported on a recent study that examined treatment options for people with knee osteoarthritis. According to the article, researchers found that a corticosteroid injection was ranked first for alleviating pain alone.

HSS sports medicine surgeon Karen M. Sutton, MD, commented on the study’s findings. "The network meta-analysis helps guide our treatment regimen for our osteoarthritis patients. Patients are educated about their care, and if we can give them a formal proven progression of an outline for their treatment, they feel more satisfied when it’s backed by research," she said.

Read the full article at blog.arthritis.org.

 

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