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Knee Injury? Surgery Won't Cut Arthritis Risk
Andie_WebMD_Staff posted:
Having surgery to repair an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) or meniscal cartilage knee injury does not reduce a person's chance of later developing knee osteoarthritis , says a study published in the August print issue of the journal Radiology. The study followed up on 326 patients who had been previously diagnosed with persistent knee problems 10 years earlier.

Findings showed that regardless.....(Read entire article here...)
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Yup, you're damned if you do and damned if you don't.

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