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Surgeon Reveals Why Your Operation, Including Tennis Elbow Surgery, May Not Work

“Commonly performed operations can be found to be useless, according to a practicing Sydney surgeon.”

Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.smh.com.au

Ian Harris, an Australian Orthopedic surgeon and Professor makes some startling claims in his new book, ‘Surgery, The Ultimate Placebo.’ (Link to book on Amazon)

Including that the evidence for the success of many surgical procedures has become accepted without proper scrutiny, and that the only benefit of some surgeries may be a ‘placebo effect.’

One of the dozen plus surgeries he criticizes is for Tennis Elbow – In his opinion, it’s:

“Another procedure that is in decline. The condition largely gets better over time and surgery doesn’t add anything to that process.”

See on Scoop.itTennis Elbow Treatment

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