Although osteoarthritis has no cure, researchers are developing a new intervention to improve patients’ chronic pain outcomes.
The finding will indicate how aggressively physicians should treat patients with the associated condition.
The finding will likely help physicians develop targeted therapies for future COVID patients.
Online mental health intervention significantly helps the isolated, immunosuppressed during pandemic
Researchers say the support program could be extended to many patient populations.
The findings are a promising step for a disease with limited treatment options.
Study in people taking a biologic drug for autoimmune diseases shows association of patient support programs with reduced chance of starting opioid pain medicines or continuing on them.