Sven Goebel

The orthopaedic surgeon blog

As a knee and shoulder surgeon in Perth, I often hear common beliefs about shoulder pain or knee treatments during consultations. These myths often are amplified online and it's important to address them for a clearer understanding. Here’s a list of 6 common myths.
Knee and shoulder surgery myths
No two human beings have exactly the same anatomy. Traditionally, this is a challenge in knee replacement surgery as ‘off-the-shelf’ knee implants might not always offer the perfect fit. However, new technology enables knee surgeons to use patient-specific, custom-made knee implants.
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If you look back only 2 or 3 decades, as a patient over 60, your shoulder surgeon might have recommended against orthopaedic surgery. But times have changed, and so have surgical techniques and technology.
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