Archive for the 'Pain-Knee' Category
Researchers from the University of York, in the UK say it’s time to move on from asking if acupuncture is more effective than placebo. (more…)
Reporting at the American College of Rheumatology annual scientific meeting, researchers from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, in Pennsylvania found no benefit for preventing joint damage in the knees caused by osteoarthritis. (more…)
No better than placebo after 24 months of treatment. (more…)
Â This study compared the effect of rest intervals on isokinetic knee exercise in physically active younger and older women.
Isokinetic exercises use an apparatus that provides “variable resistance” (photo). Regardless of the effort exerted, movement occurs at a constant speed. This technique is used to improve muscular strength and endurance, especially after injury. (more…)
There are some small studies in patients, and now there’s a review that connects the clinical response and mechanisms of action of two species of cat’s claw (Uncaria tomentosa and Uncaria guianensis).
Here’s an example of what’s reported. (more…)
Aquatic exercise has less adverse effects, but what about effectiveness? (more…)