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www.apta.org/Media/Release/Consumer/2013/3/21

Mar 19, 2013 ... ... of Medicine (NEJM) study showing that physical therapy is just as effective as surgery in patients with meniscal tears and arthritis of the knee ...

www.niams.nih.gov/News_and_Events/Spotlight_on_Research/2013/pt_surgery_meniscus.asp

Many people with knee osteoarthritis (OA) and a meniscal tear may be able to avoid ... Patients assigned to physical therapy had the option of undergoing surgery ... and for those who do not improve with it, surgery remains an effective option.

www.health.harvard.edu/blog/physical-therapy-works-as-well-as-surgery-for-some-with-torn-knee-cartilage-201303206002

Mar 21, 2013 ... Physical therapy works as well as surgery for some with torn knee cartilage ... When the shock-absorbing cartilage in the knee is torn by injury or worn .... Not only is physical therapy as effective, but we PTs can actually help ...

www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130321133244.htm

Mar 21, 2013 ... A new study showing that physical therapy is just as effective as surgery in patients with meniscal tears and arthritis of the knee should ...

www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1301408

Mar 19, 2013 ... Surgery versus Physical Therapy for a Meniscal Tear and Osteoarthritis ... patients with a meniscal tear and knee osteoarthritis results in better ...

www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/07/160720215152.htm

Jul 20, 2016 ... Exercise therapy is as effective as surgery for middle aged patients with a ... Yet current evidence suggests that arthroscopic knee surgery offers little ... new study showing that physical therapy is just as effective as surgery in ...

www.forbes.com/sites/robertglatter/2013/03/25/physical-therapy-a-reasonable-alternative-to-surgery-for-patients-with-meniscal-tears-and-arthritis

Mar 25, 2013 ... Left knee-joint from behind, showing interior ligaments. ... which demonstrated that physical therapy is just as effective as surgery in patients ...

www.health.com/fitness/meniscus-tear-exercise

Jul 21, 2016 ... Supervised exercise is just as effective as surgery, study authors say, with less ... treatment with surgery versus treatment with physical therapy.

www.bmj.com/content/354/bmj.i3740

Jul 20, 2016 ... Exercise therapy showed positive effects over surgery in improving thigh ... sudden onset of knee pain resulting from a single physical impact event); ..... Exercise therapy and knee arthroscopy were similarly effective for pain ...

fitness.mercola.com/sites/fitness/archive/2013/04/05/unnecessary-knee-surgery.aspx

Apr 5, 2013 ... Research suggests that physical therapy for knee pain can be just as effective as surgery, but at significantly reduced cost and risk.