Cartilage Disorders

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Last Updated: 02 May 2022

Cartilage is the hard yet adaptable tissue that covers the ends of your bones at a joint. Healthy cartilage aids you move by allowing your bones to glide over each other. Harmed, irritated, or damaged cartilage can cause symptoms such as pain and limited movement. Sources of cartilage troubles consist of: Injuries and splits, such as sports injuries; Genetic factors; Other disorders, such as some types of arthritis. Osteo arthritis results from failure of cartilage.

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