Joint Degeneration Research

Sharmila Majumdar, PhD, Vice Chair of Research and Director of Musculoskeletal Quantitative Imaging Research, talks about her lab's research on joint degeneration and how to reduce join replacement for lower back pain.  Dr. Sharmila Majmudar discusses her research with her lower back pain and what causes such pain. By finding the causes of the pain her teams goal is to reduce the number of joint replacements by using imaging to find identifiers of joint degeneration. Which could inform the physician about the status of the joints.

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