Injured or damaged cartilage typically does not heal or repair on its own, but there are a few options available for repair and regeneration. These treatment options can be performed on almost any joint, but they are most commonly performed on knees. They are better suited for people who have specific and mild to moderate cartilage injuries rather than widespread severe cartilage damage, similar to what is found in late stage arthritis. Surgical treatment options involve art
Inflammation is a complex response the immune system has to tissue damage. Systemic inflammation occurs in different contexts like chronic disease, or as a response to an infection. The role of platelets Platelets have multiple roles beyond tissue repair and were described as inflammatory cells several decades ago. Platelets contain a number of inflammatory proteins. The release of these and upon activation enables platelets to recruit additional cells to the site of injury.