Our current understanding of osteoarthritis (OA) is as an illness (the clinical manifestations of the disease) and a disease (the structural joint changes). To date, relatively little attention has been paid to understanding the illness relative to the disease. Better characterization of our patients’ symptoms is likely to improve our ability to target the right treatment to the right patient, resulting in improved outcomes.
HSS Journal, an academic peer-reviewed journal published three times a year, February, July and October. The Journal accepts and publishes peer reviewed articles from around the world that contribute to the advancement of the knowledge of musculoskeletal diseases and disorders.