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If You Tear a Knee Ligament, Arthritis Is Likely to Follow in 10 Years (both are related to low Vitamin D) – Nov 2017

If You Tear a Knee Ligament, Arthritis Is Likely to Follow in 10 Years New York Times Nov 2017

  • “In 2004, there were about 500 A.C.L. operations at those hospitals; in 2014, there were more than 2,500, he reports.” 5X increase in ACL
    Doubt that there was a 5X increase in people playing soccer/football
  • ". . .10 to 15 years after A.C.L. surgery. Seventy-four percent developed arthritis that could be seen on X-rays"
  • ". . . chance of getting arthritis within a decade of tearing a tendon or a ligament in the knee is greater than 50 percent"
  • " . . .up to 40 percent of those who dislocate a shoulder get arthritis within about 15 years"

See also VitaminDWiki

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