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Knee Arthroscopy

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The knee is the largest joint in our body.  It is one of the most easily injured joints.  Our knees are exposed and vulnerable to sport or work injuries.  Knee problems can also occur from disease, aging, or “wear and tear.”  Arthroscopic Knee Surgery, also called Arthroscopy, is the most accurate procedure to both diagnose and treat knee conditions. 
Arthroscopy allows surgeons to see, diagnose, and treat problems inside the knee joint.  Before arthroscopic surgery existed, surgeons made large incisions that affected the surrounding joint structures and tissues.  They had to open the knee joint to see it and perform surgery.  An arthroscopy requires small incisions and is guided by a small viewing instrument or "scope.”  Arthroscopy is less invasive than traditional surgical methods.  It has a decreased risk of infection and a shorter recovery period.
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