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Pain, stiffness and inflammation in the knee are all signs of osteoarthritis (OA). In the early stages, the articular cartilage becomes pitted, causing stiffness in the knee. People often find themselves cutting back on their activities or work because of the discomfort and pain. In advanced OA, the cartilage erodes to the point where the bone is exposed and the two primary bones in the knee joint — the femur and tibia — rub together. There is a great deal of pain, stiffness and inflammation associated with this advanced degenerative stage. As a result, many people are forced to give...

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