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Animal Studies

2020 03

Osteoarthritis Cartilage



Osteoarthritis-related nociceptive behaviour following mechanical joint loading correlates with cartilage damage.


Heegde TF, Luiz AP, Santana-Varela S, Magnusdottir R, Hopkinson M, Chang Y, Poulet B, Fowkes RC, Fowkes RC, Chenu C
Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2020 03; 28(3):383-395.
PMID: 31911151.


In osteoarthritis (OA), the pain-structure relationship remains complex and poorly understood. Here, we used the mechanical joint loading (MJL) model of OA to investigate both knee pathology and nociceptive behaviour.