Thousands of Australians go under the knife every day, but there are some common surgeries that often get questioned in terms of their necessity. Knee arthroscopy surgery is one of them, and more than 100,000 of the procedures are performed each year in Australia alone. With an ageing and increasingly obese population, wear and tear on the knees is abundant, but rather than treating the outcome, shouldn’t we be treating the cause? How do you know if you really need surgery, or if your surgeon is just ripping you off?

Tonic TV | T-S090 | S02E01