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What could cause articular cartilages in the knees hips and lower back to flake ?

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Dr. Pen Hou
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Soft bone injury

Chronic trauma such as overuse like atheletic activities or aging, metabolic reasons such as disease, medicine side effect, and aging, and acute injury due such as fall, hit or twisting of the joints.

In brief: Soft bone injury

Chronic trauma such as overuse like atheletic activities or aging, metabolic reasons such as disease, medicine side effect, and aging, and acute injury due such as fall, hit or twisting of the joints.
Dr. Pen Hou
Dr. Pen Hou
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Dr. Jason Boyer
Orthopedic Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Many things

Degradation of cartilage in joints is the definition of the process we call arthritis.
While we do not understand all of the factors that contribute to arthritis , we do know that injuries can be a cause, genetics can contribute, subtle malformations of the joints or mail alignments can also contribute.

In brief: Many things

Degradation of cartilage in joints is the definition of the process we call arthritis.
While we do not understand all of the factors that contribute to arthritis , we do know that injuries can be a cause, genetics can contribute, subtle malformations of the joints or mail alignments can also contribute.
Dr. Jason Boyer
Dr. Jason Boyer
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Dr. David Rojer
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Chondrolysis

See your local ortho hip specialist for details.

In brief: Chondrolysis

See your local ortho hip specialist for details.
Dr. David Rojer
Dr. David Rojer
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