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joints such as the elbow, shoulder, and knee contains considerable amount of cartilage and dense connective tissue. explain how joint injuries heal.

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Heal from what?: Joints iften do not heal depending on the causes of the trauma or inflammation. They heal but the same mechanisms that any tissue heals.
Answered on Mar 29, 2015
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See details: No one can tell you exactly why without being able to do a physical exam. See your doctor or a rheumatologist and find out why.
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