Fake Surgery Just as Good as the Real Thing for Meniscus Tears

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http://www.apta.org/PTinMotion/NewsNow/2014/1/6/ShamMeniscusSurgery/ Actual surgery is no better than simulated surgery in treatment of individuals with nontraumatic degenerative meniscal tears and no osteoarthritis, according to a study recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine. In the study (abstract only available for free), researchers identified 146 patients aged 35–65 with nontraumatic meniscal tears and randomly assigned them to receive either a …