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Whats the difference between osteoarthritis and degenerative joint disease?

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Dr. Shawn Hennigan
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: OA vs DJD

These terms are synonymous.
Both implicate the joint as the cause of symptoms, usually pain and stiffness.

In brief: OA vs DJD

These terms are synonymous.
Both implicate the joint as the cause of symptoms, usually pain and stiffness.
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