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Tennis Elbow, Surgery And The Placebo Effect

A surgeon who claims to perform surgeries, including for Tennis Elbow, that may only work due to the placebo effect – And a surprising recent medical study comparing actual Tennis Elbow surgery with a “placebo” procedure!

Sourced through Scoop.it from: storify.com

Ian Harris, an Australian Orthopedic surgeon has confessed to performing surgery “that doesn’t work” in response to pressure from patients and other factors, in his new book, ‘Surgery, The Ultimate Placebo’

And a surprising recent medical study comparing actual Tennis Elbow surgery with a “placebo” procedure lends credence to his claims – at least when it comes to Tennis Elbow!

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