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Placebo surgery - works!

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Placebo surgery - works!

Post  JohnP on Fri Dec 27, 2013 12:15 am

http://www.cnn.com/2013/12/26/health/knee-surgery-study/index.html?hpt=hp_t2

This is a pretty amazing study - patients with "pretend" arthroscopic surgery fared just as well as those who actually had the surgery.
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Post  Julie on Fri Dec 27, 2013 10:41 pm

Wow, expensive surgery if it's not really doing good.
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Post  Nick Morris on Sun Dec 29, 2013 3:40 pm

My friend Pete and I were just discussing this yesterday. So, when it comes down to it, surgery is only good when you have arthritis or a tragic event/injury.
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Post  Schuey on Fri Jan 03, 2014 8:52 pm

Well goes to show how powerful the mind is and if you really believe in something you can convince yourself that it works.
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Post  Nick Morris on Mon Jan 06, 2014 4:05 pm

@Schuey wrote:Well goes to show how powerful the mind is and if you really believe in something you can convince yourself that it works.

I do that with my training every year  lol! 
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Post  Schuey on Mon Jan 06, 2014 4:06 pm

@Nick Morris wrote:
@Schuey wrote:Well goes to show how powerful the mind is and if you really believe in something you can convince yourself that it works.

I do that with my training every year  lol! 
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Post  Jerry on Thu Jan 09, 2014 12:46 pm

@Nick Morris wrote:
@Schuey wrote:Well goes to show how powerful the mind is and if you really believe in something you can convince yourself that it works.

I do that with my training every year  lol! 

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