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Do Physicians’ Implicit Views of African Americans Affect Clinical Decision Making (JABFM)

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http://www.jabfm.org/content/27/2/177.full.pdf+html

Posted in Disparity, Doctor-Patient Relationship, Joint Replacement, Osteoarthritis, Quality of Care, Race/Racism

The Best and Worst Exercises for Your Knees (SilverSneakers)

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https://www.silversneakers.com/blog/exercises-knees/

Posted in Chronic Pain, Exercise Guidelines, Joint Pain, Osteoarthritis

Cost-effectiveness of surgical interventions for the management of osteoarthritis (BMC)

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https://bmcmusculoskeletdisord.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12891-017-1540-2

Posted in Joint Replacement, Osteoarthritis, Quality of Life, Surgical Outcomes

Chair Yoga Is Effective Treatment for OA (Ortho This Week)

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https://ryortho.com/breaking/chair-yoga-is-effective-treatment-for-oa/

Posted in Joint Pain, Osteoarthritis, Quality of Life

Most people with knee OA meet physical function level (EurekAlert)

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https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2016-11/acor-mpw110716.php

Posted in Exercise Guidelines, Joint Pain, Osteoarthritis

Effect of a Decision Aid on Access to Total Knee Replacement (JAMA)

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https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27893033

Posted in Disparity, Joint Replacement, Osteoarthritis, Race/Racism

Movement is Life Caucus Addresses Musculoskeletal Disparities (AAOS Now)

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https://www.aaos.org/AAOSNow/2017/Jan/Clinical/clinical03/?ssopc=1

Posted in Disparity, Health Information, Healthcare Leadership, Joint Pain, Mobility, Osteoarthritis, Women

Closest Thing to a Wonder Drug? Try Exercise

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http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/21/upshot/why-you-should-exercise-no-not-to-lose-weight.html?_r=0

Posted in Chronic Pain, Depression, Exercise Guidelines, Obesity, Osteoarthritis, Quality of Life

How Will Financial Incentives to Provide Total Hip Arthroplasty for Sicker Patients Change with Bundled Payments?

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Bundled payments are a form of reimbursement involving a pre-specified lump sum payment for an episode of care, to be divided between hospitals, physicians, and other providers on their own terms. This payment form is meant to reduce the high … Continue reading

Posted in Disparity, Healthcare Economics, Osteoarthritis

Lifetime Medical Costs of Knee Osteoarthritis Management in the United States: Impact of Extending Indications for Total Knee Arthroplasty

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The impact of increasing utilization of total knee arthroplasty (TKA) on lifetime costs in persons with knee osteoarthritis (OA) is understudied. Read the abstract here.

Posted in Healthcare Economics, Osteoarthritis

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