Risk Factors for Knee OA

Obesity and Osteoarthritis: More Than Just Mechanics

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Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common form of arthritis worldwide. It results in chronic pain, functional limitations, and significant social and economic…

Root Tears in Knee OA Linked with Most Pain

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Root tears were associated with greater pain than meniscal tears or maceration in patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA), according to a recent study.…

Improvements in ACL Surgery May Help Prevent Knee Osteoarthritis

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HOBOKEN, NJ — February 21, 2017 — Achieving anatomic graft placement is a critical factor in…

Knees with Chondrocalcinosis Linked with Pain

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Knees with chondrocalcinosis had increased pain and did not have higher synovitis scores on MRI…

Why Basic Calcium Phosphate Crystals Should Be Targeted In the Treatment of Osteoarthritis

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This article covers why basic calcium phosphate crystals should be targeted in the treatment of osteoarthritis.

Osteoarthritis-associated basic calcium phosphate crystals activate membrane proximal kinases in human innate immune cells

Osteoarthritis (OA) is a chronic debilitating joint disorder of particularly high prevalence in the elderly population. Intra-articular basic calcium phosphate (BCP) crystals are present in the majority of OA joints and are associated with severe degeneration. They are known to activate macrophages,…

Synovitis in osteoarthritis: current understanding with therapeutic implications

Modern concepts of osteoarthritis (OA) have been forever changed by modern imaging phenotypes demonstrating complex and multi-tissue pathologies…