Update on Knee Arthroscopy

While used less frequently now than previously, knee arthroscopy (putting a scope into the knee joint for the purpose of “shaving” roughened or worn menisci) is still considered in certain circumstances. There has been a body of evidence accumulating that suggests this invasive procedure does not afford additional benefit over standard treatment and physical therapies. See the attached article for the latest in this regard.

On Knee Scopes

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