Neuropathic pain, or nerve pain, results from a disorder in the nervous system, specifically the peripheral or central somatosensory portion. Knee replacement surgery is a common treatment for knee osteoarthritis (OA), with one of the main motives for the surgery being nerve pain reduction associated with the condition.
For more information, check out our blog on nerve pain after knee replacement and how to manage it.
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