Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs vs Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Arthritis Pain: A Randomized Withdrawal Trial

RCT (n=180) found in patients with knee osteoarthritis, placebo and CBT (after placebo) inferior to meloxicam after 4 weeks, however, WOMAC pain score differences were small, and there were no significant differences in global impression of change or function after 14 weeks.


JAMA Internal Medicine