With the growth in leisure activities, plantar heel pain has become one of the most common symptoms of musculoskeletal disease, with effects on physical ability and quality of life.
Pain Management Services at Ashford & St Peters’ Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust are provided to patients in the North West Surrey locality as part of a comprehensive musculoskeletal service called Surrey iMSK. Our multidisciplinary team comprises Pain Management Consultants, Specialist Pain Nurses, Physiotherapists, Clinical Psychologists and Extended Scope Practitioners.
Management of pain in patients with knee osteoarthritis remains a challenge due to patients’ age, comorbidities, necessity of medicines to be taken for a long period, and this raises the requirements for a safer and well tolerated medicinal products. The purpose was to evaluate efficacy and safety of Knee Osteoarthritis (KOA) topical treatment with ketorolac trometamine (KT) in elderly patients.
Osteoarthritis (OA) is a common joint disease that occurs as a consequence of cartilage degradation and involves a gradual development of pain, stiffness, and loss of motion. The prevalence of OA is 9.6% in men and 18% in women above 60 years having symptomatic OA primarily in knees and hips.
NSAIDs are the main agents for pain management in patients with osteoarthritis (ОА) and back pain.However, they may cause serious gastrointestinal(GI) and cardiovascular (CV) complications.Prevention of these complications is based on the evaluation of the existing risk factors.
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