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Try Physical Therapy Before Knee Surgery

Contemplating surgery for your knee pain? A recent medical study suggests you may avoid going under the knife with Physical Therapy treatment…

Are you experiencing knee pain limiting your exercise routine? Considering surgery because of a meniscus tear or arthritis? You may be able to avoid going under the knife.

A recent study has concluded that conservative Physical Therapy treatment is as effective as surgical intervention for pain and function at 6- and 12-month follow-up.

Although surgery is sometimes necessary, it can be costly and often includes a long, uncomfortable recovery period. This study suggests that it is worth seeking a comprehensive physical therapy program to alleviate your pain first.

What should you expect from your physical therapist:

Contact your physical therapist today to begin your recovery today.

You can read the full article by clicking the link below.

Surgery versus Physical Therapy for a Meniscal Tear and Osteoarthritis

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