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Knee Surgery? Watch out for Arthritis

If you’ve ever had a knee injury that required surgery.. you may have another issue to deal with later on… arthritis. I’m Rachelle Grossman with today’s health news. A new study from Australia found that osteoarthritis was more common than once thought in people who had undergone anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction.. and men were more susceptible to getting arthritis after the surgery than women. Researchers say because patients tended to only develop osteoarthritis in the knee that underwent surgery, this suggests that either the surgery or the injury itself caused it. Talk to your doctor about any risks associated with surgery..

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