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What is Knee Osteoarthritis? Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common form of arthritis of the knee affecting over 250 million people affected worldwide. In patients with OA, the cartilage of the knee starts to wear away, and the protective space between the bones decreases as well. This can result in the bones rubbing against each
When exploring medical treatments for lower back and leg pain, there are many factors to consider. Any surgery can cause complications, but when surgery is done near the spine and spinal cord, the risk can be extremely high. Recovery time, complication risk, and duration of results are just a few factors that can greatly impact
What is Complex Regional Pain Syndrome? Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (or CRPS) is a condition that is most often caused by an injury to the arms or legs. Individuals who develop long term pain and inflammation following one of these injuries may be diagnosed with CRPS. This is caused by damage to nerves called the
So what causes Back Pain? There are a variety of factors that may contribute to an individual developing back pain. Often times back pain may be caused by heavy lifting or manual labor that may disrupt the composition of the back. Back pain can also, however, simply be caused as a process of aging. The