Osteoarthritis is commonly referred to as wear-and-tear arthritis. Researchers are finding out that it's not entirely about worn cartilage, though. There are other parts of joint anatomy, like subchondral bone, that play a significant role in osteoarthritis.
Find out where subchondral bone is located and the role it serves in osteoarthritis in What Is Subchondral Bone?
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