Knee arthroscopy gaining the wrong kind of attention!
Published November 23, 2017 by Matthew Francis in Media

Knee arthroscopy gaining the wrong kind of attention!

Doctors and medical researchers have known for years that knee arthroscopies are not useful for patients suffering knee osteoarthritis (OA), yet a total of 30,000 were preformed in 2014-15.

Now, thanks to the a report commissioned by the Australian government – Shifting The Dial, knee arthroscopies have gained attention as they don’t pass a cost-effectiveness test, as well as not helping patients!

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But, if we stop surgeons from offering so many arthroscopies for knee OA, what can patients do instead? The answer – GLA:D, an evidence based, cost-effective, treatment option!