Diet, exercise instruction improve knees osteoarthritis pain, function
4 days ago - By Healio
Patients with knee osteoarthritis who are overweight or obese saw reduced knee pain following 18 months of diet and exercise instruction delivered in a community space, according to data presented at ACR Convergence 2022.
“Clinical guidelines encourage the use of diet and exercise to relieve and improve pain in adults with knee osteoarthritis,” Stephen Messier, PhD, a professor at Wake Forest University, in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, told attendees. “This combination is efficacious under highly controlled conditions.”
To determine whether successful weight loss and
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