Nibedita Devi1, Dipen Kumar Bhattacharya2, Mihir Kumar Goswami3, Shamima Sultana4
Increase in the number of elderly population is a worldwide phenomenon, which has its own pros and cons including various medical and social problems. Amongst the medical problems osteoarthritis is a leading one. The various aspects and dimensions of this problem have been proposed to be discussed threadbare in this review article. The drugs that are to be used in near future including the newer modalities of treatment like gene therapy will also be included with in the scope of this article.