How Common Is Surgery to Relieve Knee Pain?

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Probably the most common surgery done in America today. Yeah, because for example, I saw 50 patients today and I do, generally, I do a lot of different orthopedics not just knees and probably 15 needed knee surgery for a meniscus tears, extremely common, and it's more common now than it used to be because the population is aging and expectations are different than what they were when my father was playing sports, I mean he wasn't playing basketball at age 55 with 30 year old guys, but that's not uncommon these days.

People are very competitive when they play in their tennis 20 minutes and whatever I think that the level of competition has risen, age has risen, expectation has risen, injuries have risen.