Biomechanical Factors in Osteoarthritis: The Effects of Joint Instability


Timothy Wright, PhD

Senior Scientist, Hospital for Special Surgery
F.M. Kirby Chair, Orthopaedic Biomechanics

Introduction

Osteoarthritis is now appropriately recognized as a joint disease (see the article by Robin Poole in this Supplement), and as such, the biomechanical factors that affect its etiology and progression can best be understood by considering the mechanical function of the whole joint.

This article appears in HSS Journal: Volume 8, Number 1.
View the full article at springerlink.com.

About the HSS Journal

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.


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