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Understanding Where Joint Pain Comes From

07/13/2016

Most people experience joint pain at some point in their lives but interestingly, many people don’t actually know where their joint pain comes from.“There are times when a patient comes in with knee pain but after looking at the X-rays, the knee looks fine but hip joint is worn out. The pain is actually being referred from a hip issue – not the knee,” said Dr. Smith, Chief of Arthroplasty at Tufts Medical Center in Boston. “Pain flows downhill so to speak, meaning that in some cases, a hip injection or a hip replacement is going to solve knee pain.”

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