Combining physical examination findings and patient reported symptoms can help identify knee inflammation in patients in the early stages of osteoarthritis, new research suggests. A positive bulge sign or patellar tap in combination with patient-reported swelling or pain can improve the detection of effusion-synovitis in patients who could then be targeted for early interventions to ...
Physical exam and symptoms can identify inflammatory phenotype knee OA
By Michael Woodhead
9 Oct 2018