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Neuropathic symptoms worsen quality of life, function in hip, knee osteoarthritis

July 16, 2018
By Hannah Dellabella Clinical Pain Advisor


According to a study published in PLoS OnE, modified painDETECT scores indicated that 37% of participants with hip OA and 46% of participants with knee OA had possible neuropathic phenotypes.

Participants with neuropathic-like hip OA had lower scores on the pain-related aspects of health-related quality of life compared with participants without neuropathy. | READ MORE