SKIP This Popular Surgery for Knee Pain (Here’s Why)
It’s no mystery how a surgeon makes money.
By doing surgery!
In other words, it’s in his (or her) best interest to slice you open. But when it comes to knee replacements… it’s rarely in YOURS.
Knee replacements typically cost between $30,000 and $50,000.
It’s a hefty price to pay for a procedure that only lasts 10-20 years. Then when you need a revision, it’s often NOT fully covered by insurance.
But that’s not the worst of it.
Revisions also have higher infection rates and lower success rates.
Some folks opt for less invasive arthroscopic knee surgery, where everything is done through tiny incisions. But you may as well skip that, too.
Arthroscopic surgery is considered a minimally invasive procedure because it doesn’t involve totally replacing the knee.
But it’s “minimally invasive” in the same way “ghost peppers aren’t that hot.”.
It involves scraping out your knee joint or clipping out pieces of a torn meniscus that could be irritating your knee.
And in most cases, it’s no more effective than doing nothing.
Another way of saying it: It’s absolutely USELESS.
Numerous studies have found that doing a pretend surgery for advanced knee arthritis was just as effective as ACTUAL arthroscopic surgery!
Here’s the kicker.
In many cases, the knee doesn’t get better because the knee was never the problem, to begin with. Knee pain can be caused by a problem with your hips, lower back, or ankles.
In cases like these, it’s no wonder the surgery doesn’t work!
But even when the knee IS the issue, there are often safer, more effective ways to address the problem—and the pain.
Methods that benefit YOU, not the surgeon.
In fact, worn down cartilage is often at the root of the problem with issues like knee osteoarthritis.
In the December issue of my newsletter Natural Health Response, I’ll tell you about a handful of revolutionary ways to REGROW missing and damaged cartilage—and finally, get to the root of your pain.
If you’re not already a subscriber you’ll find more information on how to become one by clicking here.
P.S. Stop popping risky NSAIDs for knee pain. There’s a safe, effective alternative that’s proven to help alleviate knee osteoarthritis pain, stiffness, and physical dysfunction. I have the details right here.
A controlled trial of arthroscopic surgery for osteoarthritis of the knee. N Engl J Med. 2002 Jul 11;347(2):81-8. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa013259. PMID: 12110735.
Arthroscopic partial meniscectomy versus placebo surgery for a degenerative meniscus tear: a 2-year follow-up of the randomised controlled trial, Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases 2018;77:188-195.
Written By Dr. Richard Gerhauser, M.D.
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