Degenerative Joint Diseases and Neuroinflammation

Mariella Fusco, Stephen D. Skaper, Stefano Coaccioli, Giustino Varrassi, Antonella Paladini
  • Pain Practice, February 2017, Wiley
  • DOI: 10.1111/papr.12551

Chronic inflammation and arthritis

What is it about?

This narrative review article points out the crucial importance of the neuro-inflammatory processes in the physio-pathological evolution of the degenerative joint diseases.

Why is it important?

Degenerative joint diseases are the most important invalidating group of pathologies, not only in the elderly population, but also during the productive age. A better understanding of its origin could help in prevention and management


Professor Giustino Varrassi
Paolo Procacci Foundation

A further development of the discussion on this topic would be extremely beneficial

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