In this Ask Dr. Geier video, I answer the question of a viewer who wants to know if there are ever times when surgery is not helpful – or even harmful – for a patient with a meniscus tear of the knee.
Please understand, in this video, I am not giving you medical advice. This is meant for general information and educational purposes only.
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