Poorer Joint Health, Greater Pain Evident After COVID Lockdown

Poorer Joint Health, Greater Pain Evident After COVID Lockdown

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Poorer Joint Health, Greater Pain Evident After COVID Lockdown

Joint pain significantly rose and overall joint health — particularly range of motion — diminished with limitations on physical activities during the COVID-19 lockdown for people with hemophilia and joint disease, a small study from Spain reported. The study “Musculoskeletal Changes in Hemophilia Patients Subsequent to COVID−19 Lockdown” was published in the journal Healthcare. Bleeding into the joints, known as hemarthrosis, is a frequent complication of hemophilia. It most often affects the knees, elbows, and ankles, and can…

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