Study Ranks Treatments for Knee OA
The Arthritis Foundation reported on a recent study that examined treatment options for people with knee osteoarthritis. According to the article, researchers found that a corticosteroid injection was ranked first for alleviating pain alone.
HSS sports medicine surgeon Karen M. Sutton, MD, commented on the study's findings. "The network meta-analysis helps guide our treatment regimen for our osteoarthritis patients. Patients are educated about their care, and if we can give them a formal proven progression of an outline for their treatment, they feel more satisfied when it's backed by research," she said.
Read the full article at blog.arthritis.org.