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#ALT# Healing Support for Pseudo-Arthrosis (Non-Union)

Pseudo-arthrosis or non-union happens when fractured bones do not heal correctly and the bone ends continue to be pliable. Non-union should be considered when the healing time is more than twice the standard healing time with no signs of bone healing.

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   Should You Exercise With Osteoarthritis?Should You Exercise With Osteoarthritis?
 
Physical exercise provides benefits that range from weight control and disease management to improved psychological wellbeing. Despite the many positive outcomes of physical exercise, community perception and lay press represent exercise as harmful to the joints, especially in the lower extremity.
 
   Newly discovered cell involved in rheumatoid arthritis could serve as treatment targetNewly discovered cell involved in rheumatoid arthritis could serve as treatment target
 
Researchers have made a discovery about a class of cells involved in rheumatoid arthritis that could instigate new treatments. The team has discovered a previously unknown type of osteoclast within affected joints affected that could one day provide a target for new therapies.
 
 Rheumatoid arthritis: biologics useful in young and old alike
 
Rheumatoid arthritis: biologics useful in young and old alikeA new study presented at the 2019 ACR/ARP Annual Meeting says that all rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients, irrespective of their age, benefit to a similar extent from the use of biologic drugs in their treatment. The study measured improvement in disease parameters 48 weeks after the beginning of therapy to establish this conclusion.
 
 
 Steroid injections for osteoarthritis more may damage joints
 
Steroid injections for osteoarthritis more may damage jointsOsteoarthritis (OA), also called degenerative joint disease, is the most common chronic condition of the joints. Since the disease is degenerative, it is the single most common cause of disability among older adults, with about 10 to 15 percent of all adults who are more than 60 years old have some degree of osteoarthritis, with more women affected than men.
 
 
 Methotrexate reduces joint damage in hand osteoarthritis
 
Methotrexate reduces joint damage in hand osteoarthritisA new study presented at the 2019 ACR/ARP meeting shows that methotrexate stopped further damage to the hand joints and even perhaps improved bone remodeling in patients with osteoarthritis (OA) of the hand, when they were assessed at 3 and 12 months.
 
 
 Rheumatoid arthritis linked to other diseases, finds new study
 
Rheumatoid arthritis linked to other diseases, finds new studyA study led by the Mayo Clinic published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings, found that the risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is higher in people with type 1 diabetes, blood clotting disorders, or inflammatory bowel disease.
 
 
 People with osteoarthritis at higher risk of social isolation
 
People with osteoarthritis at higher risk of social isolationOsteoarthritis (OA) is a degenerative disease of the joints, often leading to disability. In older adults with osteoarthritis, they may have problems with mobility, walking, and even doing simple activities due to severe pain, reduced flexibility, and joint swelling.