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What is osteoarthritis? Osteoarthritis is a non-inflammatory degenerative joint disease. It is the most common joint disorder in the United States, affecting over 30 million Americans. Normally, cartilage covers the end of each bone, providing a smooth surface for motion between bones as well as a cushion. Unfortunately, the cartilage breaks down [...]
What is Diabetic Neuropathy? Diabetic neuropathy (DN) is a type of nerve damage that can result in diabetic individuals. Typically, the nerve damage occurs in the extremities of affected individuals – known as peripheral DN (PDN) – however, there are three other types of diabetic neuropathy (autonomic neuropathy, proximal neuropathy, and mononeuropathy). [...]
For many patients persistent pain after back surgery as a diagnostic label is potentially problematic and misleading. The surgery may have...