1. Differentiate the common sites, symptoms, and signs for osteoarthritis and select appropriate imaging tests.
2. Apply the NIAMS goals for osteoarthritis: control pain, improve joint function, maintain normal body weight, and achieve a healthy lifestyle.
3. Discuss the relationship between athletics and osteoarthritis.
4. Evaluate evidence of effectiveness for pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatment plans options for arthritis.
5. Describe indications for subspecialty referral or consultation.
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Joseph Garry, MD, FAAFP, FACSM, Course Chair, Associate Professor, Sports Medicine Division, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
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