The Journal of Indian Orthopaedic Rheumatology Assocaition the official Journal of IORA focuses on all aspect of Orthopaedic Rheumatology including the clinical research. It covers all aspects of the subject from basic science to clinical management as well the broad areas of the epidemiology related to orthopaedic Rheumatology. The journal is a peer-reviewed journal & is essential reading for orthopedic surgeon interested in the subject. It is the leading source for original clinically oriented articles on art and science rheumatology and its surgery. This specialty of Orthopaedics deals with arthritis, autoimmune diseases, musculoskeletal pain disorders including Tuberculosis, metabolic bone diseases, soft tissue tumors & disorders.
The biggest challenge in the developing countries like India is limited number of specialist with Rheumatology training especially in semi urban & rural areas and this is the main reason for IORA formation. The IORA aims to create awareness among Orthopaedic Surgeons for proper treatment & newer development in this Field. IORA create and develop international scientific relation with Rheumatology. IORA favour as well as stimulate all efforts to do the Research work. We all very well know that the realistic goal of early management of Polyarthritis could be achieved with early patient presentation and increased Awareness both on the part of patient and treating Consultant. For taking care of joint disorders orthopedic surgeons must update themselves.