Tag Archives: arthroscopic surgery

Arthroscopic knee surgery in some cases is not needed!

Stop the presses!  There was a study showing that middle-aged people (mean age of 53 – 59) who have arthroscopic repair of degenerative meniscal tears do NOT have significantly improved long-term pain OR function over conservative measures. This study included … Continue reading

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Should you have arthroscopic knee surgery?

This is a great question that was recently answered.  A study of 805 patients with mean age of 53 to 59 showed that arthroscopic repair of degenerative meniscal tears does not significantly improve long-term pain or function. Arthroscopic surgery did … Continue reading

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