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Study Finds Physical Therapy Just as Effective as Surgery in ...

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Mar 19, 2013 ... "This study demonstrates what physical therapists have long known," ... of symptomatic meniscal tears in patients with knee osteoarthritis.".

Study: Arthroscopic Knee Surgery No Better Than Physical Therapy

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Jan 2, 2011 ... The study found that knee surgery is no better than physical therapy, ... Physical therapy can be equally effective and should be considered by ...

Physical Therapy as Effective as Surgery for Meniscal Tear

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Mar 20, 2013 ... CHICAGO, Illinois — Patients with knee osteoarthritis and a meniscal tear who received physical therapy without surgery had good functional ...

Surgery versus physical therapy for a meniscal tear and osteoarthritis

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

Physical therapy as effective as surgery for torn meniscus and ...

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Mar 19, 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 ...

Physical therapy exercises can help knee pain, meniscus | SI.com

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Jul 26, 2016 ... Exercise may be as effective as surgery for knee injuries, study finds ... tear of the knee joint—should first try physical therapy, recommends new ...

Benefits of Physical Therapy - MoveForward

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Physical therapists are movement experts who can help you improve mobility ... of heart attack and stroke, hip fracture, and knee arthritis, among other benefits. ... Physical therapy has proven as effective as surgery for meniscal tears and knee ...

Weighing Treatment Options for Knee Pain: Surgery vs. Physical ...

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Apr 24, 2013 ... Treatment with physical therapy, with an option for arthroscopic surgery if patients do not respond, may prove as effective as initial treatment ...

Physical Therapy as Good as Surgery for Osteoarthritic Knees and ...

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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.

Meniscus tears: Surgery or physical therapy? - Philly.com

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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.

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Physical Therapy Treatment Effectiveness for Osteoarthritis of the ...

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Physical Therapy Treatment Effectiveness for Osteoarthritis of the Knee: A .... surgery has not been shown to have a role in the management of knee OA. Knee  ...

Physical Therapy to Treat Torn Meniscus Comparable to Surgery for ...

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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.

Physical therapy works as well as surgery for some with torn knee ...

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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 ...