New Publication- Knee Pain Trajectories

Congratulations to Drs. Alisa Johnson, Terrie Vasilopoulos, and colleagues on their article “Knee Pain Trajectories over 18 Months in non-Hispanic Black and non-Hispanic White Adults with or at Risk for Knee Osteoarthritis” accepted for publication in BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders. The study assessed whether pain increases, stays the same, or decreases over time in individuals with chronic knee pain over an 18-month period. Their study found individuals who were younger, less educated, and had lower income reported higher pain over time suggesting certain sociodemographic characteristics may place individuals at an increased risk of experiencing greater pain.