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What Causes Arthritis of the Spine?

The most common type of spinal arthritis — osteoarthritis — is caused by normal degeneration that comes with age. In cases of osteoarthritis, the smooth coating of cartilage that protects joints wears away over time, leading to pain, stiffness and inflammation within the joint.

Understanding Knee Osteoarthritis

Your knee is the largest joint in the body. It is also the most susceptible to osteoarthritis. In fact, millions of people suffer from knee pain and stiffness. Therefore, understanding knee osteoarthritis and how it develops will help relieve knee pain. Your knee sits at the meeting place of the femur and tibia. Your kneecap, [...]

Radiofrequency Ablation Demystified: A Cure for Arthritis of the Spine?

Radiofrequency ablation is a pain management procedure. When performed, an electrical current is produced by a wave to heat up an area of nerve tissue. Therefore, decreasing pain signals from that area. Allowing you to properly manage pain. Radiofrequency ablation has helped those with chronic lower back and neck pain. However, it is also used [...]