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Knee Pain Surgery

By: CBS News Email
By: CBS News Email

In a St. Joseph's Healthscene report, surgery to relieve knee pain caused by arthritis may not be worth it. A new study's found patients who went under the knife fared no better than those who took drugs and had physical therapy. This is the second major study to call into question the benefits of the operation, experts hope it causes a major difference in how patients are treated.


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