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Achilles tendon tear repaired with the percutaneous method

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This patient is able to talk about the difference he experienced between an open vs percutaneous methods to fix his achilles tendon tear.

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You are told you have knee arthritis. The advice the doctor gives you is to go home, rest your knee, take anti-inflammatory drugs, lose some weight, wait until you are older and then get an artificial knee replacement. This advice is awful. Here's why.
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