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This article stresses an important concept in our quest to relieve joint pain. It points out that osteoarthritis is not solely a disease of cartilage. Other tissues, including the synovial lining and bone as well as the immune system are equally important.

In devising an effective program to fight osteoarthritis we must thoroughly understand the disease process. This article helps us to understand this complex process.