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Tag: joint cartilage

Cartilage Injuries of the Knee

There are different types of cartilage found in the body and each is adapted to its specific function. In the knee, two different types of cartilage function side-by-side. The knee is no different from most other joints in that it is lined by hyaline cartilage. This cartilage serves to provide a smooth gliding surface for […]

Knee Pain due to Osteoarthritis

WHAT IS KNEE PAIN DUE TO OSTEOARTHRITIS? Knee pain due to osteoarthritis is a degenerative disease that results in a gradual wearing away of joint cartilage. SYMPTOMS DUE TO OSTEOARTHRITIS DIAGNOSED? A common symptom is morning stiffness that decreases with use. The knee may also pop of click, or even lock up at times. WHAT […]