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Osteoarthritis of the Knee

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  • Leena Sharma, M.D.

Knee osteoarthritis is highly prevalent among older adults. Treatments include exercise, weight management, training in self-efficacy and pain-coping skills, and medications (commonly topical or oral NSAIDs, the latter often with a proton-pump inhibitor).

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Author Affiliations

From Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago.

Address reprint requests to Dr. Sharma at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, 633 N. St. Clair St., Suite 18-097, Chicago, IL 60611, or at .

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