Considering Orthopaedic Surgery? Why Arthroscopy May Be Right for You

If you or a loved one are a candidate for orthopaedic surgery, it’s important to explore your treatment options.

We’ve developed these resources to help you evaluate whether arthroscopic surgery—a minimally invasive technique that can lead to less pain after surgery, a faster recovery, a shorter hospital stay and reduced risk of complications during and after surgery—is right for you.

Resources for Patients

What is Arthroscopic Surgery?

How Arthroscopic Surgery Works

Understanding the Risks

Preparing for Your Surgery

Recovering from Your Surgery

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Our Find a Doctor directory will help you quickly and easily locate AANA-verified board-certified orthopaedic surgeons.

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