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Knee hurts. What is the cure --not surgery?
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Dr. Ram Kalus
Surgery - Plastics
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In brief: Too broad a question
If it is injury related, it depends on what the injury is.
Most injuries will get better on they own with rest. If it is a carriage tear, it might need arthroscopic surgery. If it is arthritis and there is a lot of degenerative disease, you might actually need a joint replacement. I recommend a careful evaluation by your internist, probably followed by an orthopedic evaluation.

In brief: Too broad a question
If it is injury related, it depends on what the injury is.
Most injuries will get better on they own with rest. If it is a carriage tear, it might need arthroscopic surgery. If it is arthritis and there is a lot of degenerative disease, you might actually need a joint replacement. I recommend a careful evaluation by your internist, probably followed by an orthopedic evaluation.
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