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The Long-Term Benefits of Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Surgery for Your Health and Well-being

Welcome to the official blog of Dr. Brandon Gough, M.D., your trusted Scottsdale, Arizona orthopedic surgeon. Today, we're diving into a topic that's revolutionizing the field of orthopedics - Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Surgery. In this…

How to Choose the Right Surgeon for Your Minimally Invasive Hip or Knee Replacement

When it comes to undergoing a minimally invasive hip or knee replacement, choosing the right surgeon is of paramount importance. The expertise and skill of the surgeon can significantly impact the success of your procedure and your overall…

The Role of Physical Therapy in Recovery from Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Surgery

Welcome to the official blog of Brandon Gough, M.D., an esteemed orthopedic surgeon specializing in minimally invasive orthopedic surgeries. At Gough Surgical PLLC, our primary goal is to help you regain your active lifestyle. We believe in…

What to Expect During and After Minimally Invasive Hip or Knee Replacement Surgery

Welcome to the blog of Brandon Gough, M.D., where we aim to provide you with valuable information about your orthopedic health. Today, we will discuss what you can expect during and after undergoing minimally invasive hip or knee replacement…

How to Prepare for Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Surgery

Minimally invasive orthopedic surgery offers numerous benefits, including smaller incisions, reduced pain, faster recovery, and improved surgical outcomes. If you're scheduled for such a procedure, it's essential to be well-prepared to ensure…

Understanding the Different Types of Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Surgery

Orthopedic surgery has come a long way in recent years, with minimally invasive techniques now providing an alternative to traditional open surgeries. Dr. Brandon Gough, a renowned orthopedic surgeon, is a pioneer in the field of minimally…

The Advantages of Minimally Invasive Hip and Knee Replacement Surgery

When you are considering hip or knee replacement surgery, you have the choice between traditional open surgery or minimally invasive surgery (MIS). There are a number of benefits to choosing MIS.  Smaller Incisions An MIS…


Meniscectomy refers to the surgical removal or a portion or all of a torn meniscus. A meniscus tear is a commonly occurring knee joint injury.


The meniscus is a cartilage fragment that creates cushioning between the shinbone (tibia) and thighbone (femur). Each knee joint comprises two menisci.