Tag: osteoarthritis

Reducing risk of osteoarthritis with healthy lifestyle/good nutrition

February 17, 2022

By Dr G Ruslan Nazaruddin Simanjuntak, Consultant Orthopaedic, Arthritis & Sports Surgeon from ALTY Orthopaedic Hospital, Malaysia There are many types of arthritis, and osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common form of arthritis. OA usually affects the hands, hips, and knees, when the cartilage that cushions the ends of the bones break down over time. A study […]

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Printed metal procedure safe for early knee osteoarthritis treatment

July 21, 2021

Tens of thousands of early knee osteoarthritis sufferers may find relief in a new treatment that uses personalised 3D metal implants. Engineers from the University of Bath’s Centre for Therapeutic Innovation (CTI), UK, have finessed 3D printing technology to develop unique medical-grade titanium-alloy plates that are more stable and safer to use than generic steel […]

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Radio waves used to slow pain transmission in arthritis

November 18, 2020

Scientists have chanced upon a novel technique that uses low-grade radiofrequency energy (cooled radiofrequency ablation) to help sufferers of osteoarthritis. According to Dr. Felix M. Gonzalez from the Emory University School of Medicine, Georgia, US, this form of targeted and long-lasting pain relief involves inserting needles into the affected joint to “stun” the sensory nerves […]

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