Osteopathy News

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Is Running Bad for Your Knees?

Study suggests it may slow development of osteoarthritis

Review Suggests Safe, Effective Ways to Relieve Pain Without Meds

Approaches such as acupuncture, massage and tai chi may ease discomfort

Doctors Often Flub Achilles Tendon Diagnosis, Review Finds

1 in 4 ruptures missed during initial exam, but most patients still do OK, researchers say

Hands-On Therapy May Spell Relief for Low Back Pain

Study found osteopath worked better for patients than ultrasound therapy

5 Rheumatology Procedures You Might Not Need

Experts identify commonly ordered tests and treatments that are often expensive and unhelpful

U.S. Needs National Registry for Joint Replacement Devices: Study

Kaiser registry of 80,000 helps notify patients of device recalls, researchers find

Key-Hole Surgery for Knee Injury Doesn't Lower Arthritis Risk

Arthroscopic surgery to repair a torn ligament or injured cartilage doesn't prevent joint disease, study shows

Drug Treatment for Osteoporosis Patients Urged

Bisphosphonates can be first-line therapy, particularly for those with hip fracture risk, physicians' group says

Docs Issue Guideline on Screening for Osteoporosis in Men

Scanning those over 65 could cut expected 50% increase in cases in next 15 years

Pain Relief for Osteoporosis Patients With Fractures

Vertebroplasty shows benefit in study of those with spinal afflictions

Gender Bias at Play in Treatment of Knee Osteoarthritis

Study finds doctors twice as likely to recommend replacement surgery for men as women

Osteopathic Docs as Mainstream as M.D.s

These physicians combine hands-on body manipulation with traditional medicine