Why do patients with osteoarthritis have pain if cartilage is not innervated

Why do patients with osteoarthritis have pain if cartilage is not innervated?

Patients experience pain due to irritation of the subchondral bone, which is exposed as the cartilage degenerates. Additionally, accumulation of synovial fluid can cause pain through distention of the innervated joint capsule and synovium. Mild synovial inflammation also causes pain.

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