OPTIKNEE 2022: consensus recommendations to optimise knee health after traumatic knee injury to prevent osteoarthritis

Whittaker JL, Culvenor AG, Juhl CB, Berg B, Bricca A, Filbay SR, Holm P, Macri E, Urhausen AP, Ardern CL, Bruder AM, Bullock GS, Ezzat AM, Girdwood M, Haberfield M, Hughes M, Ingelsrud LH, Khan KM, Le CY, Losciale JM, Lundberg M, Miciak M, Øiestad BE, Patterson B, Räisänen AM, Skou ST, Thorlund JB, Toomey C, Truong LK, Meer BLV, West TJ, Young JJ, Lohmander LS, Emery C, Risberg MA, van Middelkoop M, Roos EM, Crossley KM. Br J Sports Med. 2022 Nov 15:bjsports-2022-106299. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2022-106299. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 36379676.

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An international group of experts offered a consensus to improve knee and overall health to prevent osteoarthritis after a knee injury. The authors offer 7 definitions, 8 clinical recommendations, and 6 research recommendations. The second box discusses how to apply the clinical recommendations.

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