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Meniscus replacement patient experience - 1 year post op

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After a couple of knee injuries while practicing jiu jitsu, our patient had his meniscus removed and was told that he'd ultimately suffer from arthritis. He found Dr. Stone and 3 months later has his meniscus replaced. "My advice is that it's better to do it now than to put it off. If you can reduce the time that those bones are rubbing against one another you are going to be pretty grateful down the road."

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Fix a meniscus to avoid arthritis
A recent study suggested that meniscus surgery doesn't help. Studies can be misleading. Even small losses of meniscus tissue lead to big changes in force concentration on the tibia (shin bone) and eventually arthritis.
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