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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.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.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 ... A torn meniscus can cause pain or other symptoms, like a knee that locks. .... Not only is physical therapy as effective, but we PTs can actually help ...

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.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.nytimes.com/2015/10/22/health/study-points-to-benefits-of-knee-replacement-surgery-over-therapy-alone.html

Oct 21, 2015 ... “Surgery is much better at improving pain than physical therapy,” said Dr. Jeffrey N. Katz, ... Knee replacements are not universally successful.

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.philly.com/philly/blogs/sportsdoc/Meniscus-tears-Surgery-or-physical-therapy.html

Jan 30, 2014 ... You are 45 years old and the inside of your knee has been hurting during and after ... Martin J. Kelley, PT, DPT, OCS, Philadelphia Philly.com.

www.totalmotionpt.net/effective-physical-therapy-treating-patients-knee-osteoarthritis

Jan 10, 2017 ... Study: Do You Need Surgery to Treat Moderate to Severe Knee OA ... Physical Therapy Treatment Effectiveness for Osteoarthritis of the Knee: ...

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 ...