Arthritis: Fighting the Pain

NBC Nightly News—October 27, 2008

More than 50 million Americans suffer from osteoarthritis, which brings 735,000 patients to hospitals for joint replacements every year and costs Medicare $25,000 to $50,000 each. NBC's Robert Bazell talks to Dr. Edward Craig of Hospital for Special Surgery about total shoulder replacement surgery.

Watch the story on NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams.

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