Who Is A Candidate For Arthroscopic Knee Surgery?

Patients with knee pain or limited knee function may be candidates for arthroscopic knee surgery. Most people who suffer from a knee injury or degeneration and who have not found the relief they need through nonoperative treatments can benefit from a minimally invasive procedure.

The information in this site will help you to better understand the anatomy and function of the knee, as well as the effects on the knee of a meniscus tear and ACL damage. In addition, it will guide you through the steps of arthroscopic knee surgery, which is used to treat these conditions.


All information provided on this website is for information purposes only. Every patient's case is unique and each patient should follow his or her doctor's specific instructions. Please discuss nutrition, medication and treatment options with your doctor to make sure you are getting the proper care for your particular situation. If you are seeking this information in an emergency situation, please call 911 and seek emergency help.

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