Reviewing knee osteoarthritis--a biomechanical perspective.

  title={Reviewing knee osteoarthritis--a biomechanical perspective.},
  author={Belinda D Jackson and Anita E Wluka and Andrew J. Teichtahl and Meg E. Morris and Flavia Cicuttini},
  journal={Journal of science and medicine in sport},
  volume={7 3},
Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common form of arthritis and is a major cause of disability in people aged over 65. Despite the major socioeconomic burden imposed by OA, the aetiology of this condition remains unclear. Although controversial, several metabolic factors have been implicated in the disease pathogenesis. Nevertheless, no unequivocal systemic risk factors for the onset or progression of OA have been identified. Recently, there has been a growing interest in the biomechanical factors… CONTINUE READING

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