"Disabilities caused by musculoskeletal diseases
has increased by 45 per cent in the years between 1990 and 2010.
Among NCD musculoskeletal disease
was present among 158 (32.4%) of study subjects, followed by Hypertension 146 (29.9%), diabetes in 84 (17.2%), COPD in 60 (12.3%) and CAD in 32 (6.6%).
Significant pain was independently associated with age (OR 0.984, 95% CI 0.971-0.997, and P = 0.018), cancer (OR 3.347, 95% CI 1.952-5.739, and P < 0.001), musculoskeletal disease
(OR 3.054, 95% CI 1.683-5.541, and P < 0.0001), biliary disease (OR 3.100, 95% CI 1.312-7.328, and P < 0.01), and bowel disease (OR 3.100 95% CI 1.482-6.482, and P < 0.003), whereas all the other clinical characteristics were not associated to significant pain.
In this study, we found that beside OP treatment, 61.8% of the patients were using at least one medication for the treatment of coexisting musculoskeletal diseases
. The most commonly prescribed drugs were systemic and/or local NSAIDs.
Since 2004, the DMZ Medical Center and the Norwegian Rehabilitation Center are providing multidisciplinary and comprehensive program for patients suffering from various chronic conditions, mostly musculoskeletal diseases
and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS).
Now, people with rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases
(RMDs) from around the world can join together to make their voices heard and get more information about the condition.
WORCESTER - The National Institutes of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases
has awarded a $378,475 Small Business Innovation Research grant to BioMedical Research Models Inc.
According to the 2011 Long-Term Disability Claims Review, conducted by the Council for Disability Awareness, musculoskeletal diseases
are the most common existing LTDI claims, with nearly three in 10 LTDI claims falling into this category.
The implications for research and future interventions for patients with arthritis and other musculoskeletal diseases
Their focus is a mix of basic science and clinical research projects aimed at addressing the problems of arthritis and age-related musculoskeletal diseases
, alongside other specialist areas in paediatric rheumatology.
Diagnostic imaging of musculoskeletal diseases
; a systematic approach.
Osteologix is a specialty biopharmaceutical company committed to improving the health of those afflicted with musculoskeletal diseases
, such as osteoporosis.