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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.

Study Points to Benefits of Knee Replacement Surgery Over Therapy

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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 exercises can help knee pain, meniscus | SI.com

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

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 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

A Randomized Trial of Arthroscopic Surgery for Osteoarthritis of the ...

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Arthroscopic surgery for osteoarthritis of the knee provides no additional benefit to optimized physical and medical therapy. (ClinicalTrials.gov number ...

Physical Therapy As Effective as Surgery for Torn Meniscus

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Mar 22, 2013 ... Brigham and Women's Hospital surgeons say physical therapy might be as effective as knee surgery for some patients with a torn meniscus ...

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Physical Therapy Treatment Effectiveness for Osteoarthritis of the ...

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Knee capsule injections of saline, tidal irrigation, and placebo surgery have all ...... Effectiveness of manual physical therapy and exercise in osteoarthritis of the  ...

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 ...

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.