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Knee surgery not so great

Updated: Thursday, January 16 2014, 12:36 PM EST

Knee surgery might not be the best option for those with chronic knee pain.

Researchers looked at the most common procedure: arthroscopic partial menisectomy, and found that it fails to help most patients.

The study looked at 146 patients between the ages of 35 and 65.

Doctors said it's still too soon to draw any conclusions.

Knee surgery not so great


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