Which treatments are people with osteoarthritis actually using?

It has been well established that hip and knee osteoarthritis (OA) is one of the major causes of disease burden worldwide. There is currently no cure and joint replacement is typically reserved for advanced disease, whilst arthroscopy has been shown to have little or no benefit. For over 10 years now there has been substantial evidence supporting … [Read more...]

Is joint instability in knee osteoarthritis mediated by proprioception and/or somatosensation?

Perceived knee instability is a common problem in knee osteoarthritis (OA), affecting approx. 70% of patients.[1] Since knee instability is associated with greater pain, poor physical functioning and life quality a better understanding of the multifactorial nature of joint instability in knee (OA) is desirable. Several factors have been … [Read more...]