Spinal mechanisms contributing to joint pain (H. Schaible).
Activation of sensory neurons in the arthritic joint (B. Grubb).
Neuromuscular aspects of osteoarthritis: a perspective (K. Brandt).
Current perspectives on the clinical presentation of joint pain in human osteoarthritis (P. Creamer).
Joint mechanics in osteoarthritis (W. Herzog, et al.).
General discussion I Developing animal models of RA.
Characterization of joint pain in human osteoarthritis (G. Ordeberg).
The role of inflammatory mediators on nociception and pain in arthritis (B. Kidd, et al.).
Molecular events of chronic pain: from neurone to whole animal in an animal model of osteoarthritis (J. Henry).
Phantoms of rheumatology (C. McCabe, et al.).
Bone pain and pressure in osteoarthritic joints (P. Simkin).
Structural associations of osteoarthritis pain: lessons from magnetic resonance imaging (P. Conaghan & D. Felson).
The role of TRP channels in sensory neurons (M. Koltenberg)
Mechanisms that generate and maintain bone cancer pain (P. Mantyh & S. Hunt).
Symmetry, T cells and neurogenic arthritis (N. Shenker, et al.).
Lessons from fibromyalgia: abnormal pain sensitivity in knee ostheoarthritis (L. Bradley, et al.).
Chair's summing up (D. Felson).
Index of contributors.