The mission of the Osteoarthritis (OA) Action Alliance is to prevent and control osteoarthritis by promoting effective programs, policies and communication strategies.

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Injury Prevention

Preventing joint injury may prevent OA.

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Physical Activity

Staying active will help the symptoms of OA

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Weight Management

Maintaining a healthy weight helps maintain healthy joints.

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News

Family History Raises Knee OA Risk

  • December 11th, 2014

Genetic factors appear to play a role in the development of osteoarthritis (OA)-related knee pain, with higher rates of worsening knee pain […]

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Events

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The Cost of Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common form of arthritis and affects approximately 27 million Americans. In 2004, OA-related hospital costs alone were estimated at $22.6 billion.

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