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Does Glucosamine help Hip or Knee OA? The research now says NO!

A comprehensive meta-analysis was recently performed to compare the effects of glucosamine vs a placebo on Hip and Knee OA pain and functioning.  The study was published in the July 2017 issue of the Annals of Rheumatic Disease.  The results prove no benefits in pain or function in those using glucosamine or a placebo.  Click […]

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Hip pain – dry needling vs. cortisone injection

A recent study in the Journal of Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy found that cortisone injections to the lateral hip in the trochanteric bursa did not provide greater pain relief or reduction in functional limitations compared to dry needling performed by a physical therapist.  They concluded that the bursa may not be the source of […]

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