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

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Mar 19, 2013 ... A physical therapist, in many cases, can help patients avoid the ... who had a meniscal tear and mild-to-moderate osteoarthritis of the knee.

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 ...

Arthroscopic Partial Meniscectomy Was Not More Effective Than ...

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Patients attended physical therapy sessions once or twice weekly for 6 weeks and ... A controlled trial of arthroscopic surgery for osteoarthritis of the knee.

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 ...

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.

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.

Study Points to Benefits of Knee Replacement Surgery Over Therapy

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

Oct 21, 2015 ... The procedure was more effective at relieving pain and improving ... “Surgery is much better at improving pain than physical therapy,” said Dr.

Physical Therapy: A Reasonable Alternative to Surgery for Patients ...

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 ...

Torn meniscus treatments: Physical therapy just as good as surgery ...

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Mar 18, 2013 ... A new study that compares physical therapy to knee surgery for the common injury finds that therapy can be just as effective -- not to mention ...

Total Knee Replacement: A Patient's Guide | UW Orthopaedics and ...

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Possible benefits of total knee replacement surgery ..... or Tylenol #3--for one to three weeks after the procedure mainly to help with physical therapy and home exercises for the knee. ... Effectiveness of medications.

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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 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 ...

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 ...