Cartilages are whitish coverings of joints which give friction free, smooth, firm but not a hard surface movement. This is a firm layer with limited capacity to heal unlike bones, muscles and skin. Damage to cartilage over time leads to wear and tear and development of arthritis.
With advancement in joint preservation science, including biotechnology the therapeutic scope of cartilage healing has improved over recent years.
Cartilage injury can be just the softening of cartilage, superficial scuffing, cracks, blebs, fibrillation, full thickness defects, osteochondral defects.
Cartilage repair options are as follows:
Whichever method of the above treatment is required for an individual depends on multiple factors which would be evaluated by the Cartilage Specialist at Ortho One.
Cartilage is smooth but tough flexible connective tissue that helps bone to glide easily for movement. It is a rubber like padding that protects the end of bones that make joints & act as a shock absorber between these joints.
What is Articular Cartilage Damage?
Cartilage has a poor blood supply unlike other tissues suck as skin. Any injury to cartilage causes the underlying bones to rub against one another leading to sever pain & immobility of the joint.
Cartilage Damage generally occurs at the Knee Joint, although the shoulder, ankle and other joints can also be affected from Cartilage Damage.
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