Joint lubricating fluid plays key role in osteoarthritic pain, study finds

Joint lubricating fluid plays key role in osteoarthritic pain, study finds

Source: Medical Xpress

A team at the University of Cambridge has shown how, in osteoarthritis patients, the viscous lubricant that ordinarily allows our joints to move smoothly triggers a pain response from nerve cells similar that caused by chilli peppers.

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  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • The American Orthopaedic Association