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Animal Studies

2020 May 13

Osteoarthritis Cartilage

Neurophysiological Assessment of Joint Nociceptors in the Rat Medial Meniscus Transection Model of Post-Traumatic Osteoarthritis.


Meniscal injury is a common prelude to post-traumatic osteoarthritis (PTOA). Joint nerves can become damaged in arthritic joints leading to the manifestation of neuropathic pain. Both PTOA and neuropathic pain are more common in females; however, it is unknown whether the neural processing of joint pain is sex-specific.