Osteoarthritis: a leading cause of chronic pain
Osteoarthritis (OA) is a leading cause of chronic pain and disability resulting from structural changes to the joint.1 According to the 2017 Global Burden of Disease study, worldwide an estimated 303 million people live with OA of the hip or knee, and experience…
Nearly 3 out of every 4 patients with osteoarthritis (OA) report that their pain is constant or chronic.1 There is, however, only a weak correlation between radiographic evidence for OA progression and the extent of OA-related pain: for example, the range of people who…
Osteoarthritis (OA)-related pain is caused by structural joint changes and other complex factors that affect how the body processes and experiences pain.1 Persistent pain and functional limitations from OA occur predominantly in the knees and hips of middle-aged and…

PP-INT-GBR-0204 February 2021