rheumatology
Osteoarthritis

Meniscal extrusion may explain weight loss benefit in knee OA


Reduced meniscal extrusion may be one of the mechanisms by which weight loss and exercise improve symptoms and function for people with knee osteoarthritis, Australian research suggests. An MRI study of 106 patients involved in the IDEA (Intensive Diet and Exercise  for Arthritis) trial found that the degree of weight loss was significantly associated with ...

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