Hypermobility and communication issues can delay the diagnosis of arthropathy of Down syndrome, a painful condition that research indicates is 2-3 times more common than previously reported. Pediatric rheumatologist Andrew Zeft, MD, MPH, discusses the challenges to assessment and the impact of delayed diagnosis.
Adding aspirin to chronic NSAID therapy slightly modifies celecoxib’s safely profile relative to that of two nonselective NSAIDs, but not enough to alter conclusions of the primary PRECISION trial report.
The promise of drug-free RA remission is appealing, but many questions remain. Explore answers at Biologics Summit VII in April 2017.
Two cases of septic shoulder arthritis that developed without any manipulation, injury, injections, arthroscopy or surgical procedures within the prior year.
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Cleveland Clinic Hand and Upper Extremity Center surgeons have pioneered leading-edge techniques to treat arthritis in the wrist and eliminate pain while maintaining functional mobility.
Arthroplasty for severe degenerative disk disease of the cervical spine has shown promise over the past decade, with potential to improve patients’ quality of life more than fusion can.
Twelve percent of U.S. kids use some form of complementary medicine. Here’s what Cleveland Clinic Children’s is doing to make sure they use it as an appropriate complement to traditional therapies.
Cleveland Clinic Children’s is pairing this novel decision-support system with a new predictive tool to pioneer evaluation of behavioral risk factors for chronic pain in pediatric rheumatology practice.
Arthrodesis is the most common surgical procedure for advanced hallux ridigus, with success rates of 80 to 100 percent, depending on fixation technique and preoperative diagnosis. Procedure effective for other conditions too.
Updated treatment guidelines from the Group for Research and Assessment of Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis include a section on managing comorbidities and extra-articular manifestations in psoriatic arthritis patients.