What is osteoarthritis (OA)?
Osteoarthritis (OA) is a progressive inflammatory disease of the synovial joints that results from cartilage degeneration. A synovial joint comprises two bones that are covered with strong articular cartilage. This protective membrane continuously secretes lubricating synovial fluid via a process known as weeping lubrication. This fluid ensures that the joints move smoothly without any painful friction between the bones. However, inevitable wear-and-tear combined wi ... READ