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Knee Surgeries On The Rise
2012-09-27 08:23:48

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Researchers recently found that knee replacement surgeries have doubled in 20 years, especially for aging individuals in the U.S. According to CBS News, the number of knee-replacement surgeries increased to almost 224,000 in 2010. While knee surgeries surged by 162 percent, surgeries to mend artificial knee joints increased by 106 percent during the same time. The study noted that the rise in obesity, as well as current...