Monthly Archive for: ‘February, 2009’

Exercise After Knee Replacement is Critical to Recovery

orthosupersite.comFebruary 2009 Quadriceps exercises are critical to recovery in patients who received a knee replacement as a treatment for osteoarthritis, according to a University of Delaware study published in the February issue of Arthritis Care & Research. In a randomized controlled trial at the University of Delaware’s Physical Therapy Clinic conducted between 2000 and 2005, 200 patients who had undergone …

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Brainstorming Brings About New Fibromyalgia Drug

Company looked for existing medicationBy Terri SomersUnion-Tribune Staff Writer January 18, 2009 The Food and Drug Administration’s approval last week of a new fibromyalgia drug, Savella, brought needed relief to the Massee family in San Diego’s Sabre Springs neighborhood. Penny Massee, 59, the matriarch, chief cook, bottle washer and grandson spoiler, said she experienced “miraculous” results from the medication since …

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