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Understanding Where Joint Pain Comes From


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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