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.
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 ...
Patients attended physical therapy sessions once or twice weekly for 6 weeks
and ... A controlled trial of arthroscopic surgery for osteoarthritis of the knee.
Mar 19, 2013 ... Surgery versus Physical Therapy for a Meniscal Tear and Osteoarthritis ...
patients with a meniscal tear and knee osteoarthritis results in better ...
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.
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.
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.
Mar 25, 2013 ... Left knee-joint from behind, showing interior ligaments. ... which demonstrated
that physical therapy is just as effective as surgery in patients ...
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 ...
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.