The authors of this narrative review discuss:
- What is known about osteoarthritis prevention;
- propose actionable prevention strategies related to obesity and joint injury which have emerged as important modifiable risk factors;
- Identify where evidence is lacking;
- and give insight into what might be possible in terms of prevention by focussing on a lifespan approach to the illness of osteoarthritis.
“Prevention is an attractive solution for the staggering and increasingly unmanageable burden of osteoarthritis.” - Taken from the abstract for A Lifespan Approach to Osteoarthritis Prevention.
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