Osteoarthritis, a currently irreversible condition is a real pain in the leg. And diagnosing it is a bit complicated. Researchers have discovered a method that is potentially faster, cheaper and safe for patients who had to avoid MRI scans and X-rays.
In 10 seconds? Ultrasound could soon be the way to spot osteoarthritis. Currently, we use it to see how organs or tissues deform in real-time. We found a way to track this change in cartilage too, which could help trace the damage that leads to this painful condition.