Patellofemoral Pain: Don’t’s

No differences in knee morphology for older patients with vs without patellofemoral pain

Contradictory to current perceptions, older people with vs. without patellofemoral pain do not demonstrate…
healio.com

EULAR recommendations: Imaging not required for typical presentation of OA

EULAR has published imaging recommendations for the management of patients with…
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EULAR recommendations for the use of imaging in the clinical management of peripheral joint osteoarthritis

The increased information provided by modern imaging has led to its more extensive use. Our aim was to develop evidence-based recommendations for the use of imaging in the clinical management of the most common arthropathy, osteoarthritis (OA). A task force (including rheumatologists, radiologists,?...
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No Arthroscopy Needed for Degenerative Knees and Meniscal Tears

The British Medical Journal has published a clinical practice guideline for the use of arthroscopic surgery for degenerative knee arthritis and meniscal tears, suggesting that many patients will not benefit from such surgery. (Citation source http://buff.ly/2pNhgug)
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For Knee Pain, Experts Say Don’t Think About Scoping It

Writing in the journal BMJ, an international group of experts and patients say arthroscopic surgery on the knee does not provide lasting relief.
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