According to 2019 guidelines from the ACR/Arthritis Foundation, strong recommendations include the following:
Weight loss in patients with knee and/or hip osteoarthritis who are overweight or obese
Self-efficacy and self-management programs
Hand orthoses for first CMC joint osteoarthritis
Tibiofemoral bracing for tibiofemoral knee osteoarthritis
Topical NSAIDs for knee osteoarthritis
TENS is strongly recommended against in patients with knee and/or hip osteoarthritis. Hydroxychloroquine is strongly recommended against in patients with knee, hip, and/or hand osteoarthritis. Iontophoresis is conditionally recommended against in patients with first CMC joint osteoarthritis.
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