Study: Some knee surgeries may do little to ease pain

December 26, 2013

Volunteer patients all received anesthesia and incisions but only some patients received actual surgery, while others had simulated ones.

They did not know which.

After a year, most patients in both groups said their knees felt better.

Researchers say some patients who develop problems with their meniscus may benefit more from physical therapy.

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