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Common Knee Surgery of No Benefit to Many with Knee Osteoarthritis or Degenerative Meniscus Tears

Arthroscopic partial meniscectomy surgery performed on middle aged and older people who have degenerative meniscus tears and knee osteoarthritis fails to provide pain relief or better joint function.

McMaster University researchers published a study August 25, 2014 in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, in which they reviewed seven studies comparing arthroscopic partial meniscectomy […]

Scientists Stop Osteoarthritis in Its Tracks

Scientists at Johns Hopkins studying mice with anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears have made important observations about why osteoarthritis occurs and, possibly, how to stop it. The researchers found that not only is cartilage, or cushioning of the joints, important in osteoarthritis progress, but also bone underneath the cartilage. And by blocking a bone regulation […]