Which organizations have issued guidelines on the treatment of osteoarthritis (OA)?

Updated: Jun 10, 2020
  • Author: Carlos J Lozada, MD; Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
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Guidelines on osteoarthritis have been issued by the following organizations:

  • American College of Rheumatology (ACR)/Arthritis Foundation – Management of hand, hip, and knee osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis Research Society International (OARSI) – Nonpharmacologic therapies for hip and knee osteoarthritis
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) – 1) Nonpharmacologic and pharmacologic therapies and joint replacement for knee osteoarthritis; 2) Surgical management of osteoarthritis of the knee; 3) Management of osteoarthritis of the hip

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