What are the AAOS recommendations for lifestyle modifications for the treatment of knee osteoarthritis (OA)?

Updated: Oct 12, 2020
  • Author: Carlos J Lozada, MD; Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
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An American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) guideline suggests encouraging patients to participate in self-management educational programs such as those conducted by the Arthritis Foundation and to incorporate activity modifications into their lifestyle (eg, walking instead of running or engaging in alternative activities).

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