Mar 19, 2013 ... "This study demonstrates what physical therapists have long known," ... of
symptomatic meniscal tears in patients with knee osteoarthritis.".
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 ...
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
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 ...
... More Effective Than Physical Therapy for Meniscal Tear and Knee
Osteoarthritis ... E. Surgery Versus Physical Therapy for a Meniscal Tear and
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.
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 ...
May 2, 2013 ... Surgery versus Physical Therapy for a Meniscal Tear and Osteoarthritis ...
patients with a meniscal tear and knee osteoarthritis results in better ...
Aug 4, 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.
Mar 20, 2013 ... CHICAGO, Illinois — Patients with knee osteoarthritis and a meniscal tear who
received physical therapy without surgery had good functional ...