OARSI guidelines for the non-surgical management of knee, hip, and polyarticular osteoarthritisBannuru RR, Osani MC, Vaysbrot EE, Arden N, Bennell K, Bierma-Zeinstra SMA, Kraus VB, Lohmander LS, Abbott JH, Bhandari M, Blanco F, Espinosa R, Haugen IK, Lin J, Mandl LA, Moilanen E, Nakamura N, Snyder-Mackler L, Trojian T, Underwood M, McAlindon TE. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2019 Jul 3. pii: S1063-4584(19)31116-1. doi: 10.1016/j.joca.2019.06.011. [Epub ahead of print]Full Text is Not Freely AvailableThe Osteoarthritis Research Society International has updated its guidelines for non-surgical management of knee, hip, and polyarticular osteoarthritis. The authors recommend core treatments, which are appropriate for use by most people in almost any situation and deemed safe for use in combination with first line and second line treatments. The authors also provided recommendations for people with various comorbidities (e.g., gastrointestinal or cardiovascular). View 201 other recent position statements, consensus statements, guidelines, and recommendations related to sports medicine….
Let’s Chat: 1 in 8 Patients Are Diagnosed with Osteoarthritis within 5 Years of an ACL ReconstructionLet’s Chat: 1 in 8 Patients Are Diagnosed with Osteoarthritis within 5 Years of an ACL Reconstruction
Post-traumatic osteoarthritis diagnosed within 5 years following ACL reconstructionBodkin SG, Werner BC, Slater LV, and Hart JM. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2019. [Epub Ahead of Print].https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00167-019-05461-y Take Home Message: Almost 1 in 8 patients seek medical care and are diagnosed with knee osteoarthritis within 5 years of an anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction.Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) rupture can lead to long-term changes in joint health and greatly affect an person’s short- and long-term quality of life. However, most studies have relied on sending surveys or inviting former patients back for an evaluation. Few studies have used large samples of healthcare data to identify people who are diagnosed with symptomatic knee osteoarthritis and seeking medical care. Therefore, Bodkin and colleagues completed an analysis of a national insurance-based, for-fee database of patient records to calculate the incidence of osteoarthritis following an ACL reconstruction and examine the risk factors related with osteoarthritis development.Read more »…