Short-term immobilization restores and prevents inhibition of chondrocyte synthesis caused by IL-1

@article{Lent1989ShorttermIR,
  title={Short-term immobilization restores and prevents inhibition of chondrocyte synthesis caused by IL-1},
  author={Peter L. E. M. van Lent and A. A. J. van de Loo and Liduine A. van den Bersselaar and Wim B. van den Berg},
  journal={Agents and Actions},
  year={1989},
  volume={26},
  pages={191-192}
}
Short-term immobilization of arthritic joints is often used to relieve pain during exacerbation of rheumatoid arthritis. In the literature there is a paradox in the treatment of arthritic joints in terms of whether it should be managed by complete rest or intermittent motion. During arthritis one of the mean features is destruction of cartilage [1, 2… CONTINUE READING