NEW YORK: Many older adults are getting surgery to remove damaged cartilage in the knee even though these operations may not help ease pain or improve mobility in people over 65, a U.S. study suggests. Researchers focused on a procedure known as arthroscopic partial meniscectomy, which involves shaving or cutting out damaged or torn tissue. Some previous research suggests younger patients with severely damaged cartilage may benefit from this operation, but it may not work any better than physical therapy for most people,…
LONDON: Australia's injury-plagued fast bowler Ryan Harris has retired from all forms of cricket with immediate effect, Cricket Australia announced on Saturday.
BEIJING: World number one Serena Williams pulled out of the China Open hours before her quarter-final against Sam Stosur on Friday because of an injury to her left knee, the WTA said.
BEIJING: China's Li Na, Asia's only grand slam singles champion, announced her retirement from tennis on Friday, citing the effect of long-term injuries, especially her knees.