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American Academy of Family Physicians: "Osteoarthritis."
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons: "Safe Exercise."
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine: "Overuse Injury."
Arthritis Foundation: "Can Your Shoe Choice Help -- or Hurt -- Your Arthritis?" "Can Lifestyle Factors Influence Osteoarthritis Outcomes?" "Osteoarthritis Causes," "Fish Oil," "Inflammatory Osteoarthritis: An Oxymoron," "Exercising With Osteoarthritis," "Hyaluronic Acid Injections for Osteoarthritis," Osteoarthritis Prevention: "What You Can Do," "Benefits of Weight Loss."
Cleveland Clinic: "6 Myths About Joint Pain and Arthritis," "Is There Anything I Can Do to Prevent Osteoarthritis?"
George Mason University Center for Health and Wellness: "Overuse Injury in Musicians."
Harvard Health Publishing: "Exercise: Rx for overcoming osteoarthritis," "10 tips to prevent injuries when you exercise."
International Musician: "Arthritis: Protect Your Livelihood with Early Diagnosis."
International Osteoporosis Foundation: "Preventing Osteoarthritis."
Journal of Anatomy: "Exercise and osteoarthritis."
Johns Hopkins Arthritis Center: "Role of Body Weight in Osteoarthritis."
Mayo Clinic: "Osteoarthritis," "Overuse injury: How to prevent training injuries," "How much should the average adult exercise every day?"
National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health: "Yoga: What You Need To Know."
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases: "Sports Injuries."
National Institutes of Health Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases National Resource Center: "Osteoporosis and Arthritis: Two Common but Different Conditions."
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke: "Repetitive Motion Disorders Information Page."
Rush University Medical Center: "5 Tips for Preventing Knee Pain."
Therapeutic Advances in Musculoskeletal Disease: "Role of inflammation in the pathogenesis of osteoarthritis: latest findings and interpretations."
University of Rochester Medical Center: "How to Help Prevent Osteoarthritis."
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion: "Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans."
Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson, MD on June 19, 2019
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