rheumatology
Osteoarthritis

Physical therapy non-inferior to knee arthroscopy for meniscal tears: RCT

Arthroscopic surgery should not be the first treatment in middle-aged and older patients with degenerative meniscal tears because it is no better than physical therapy, results from a European study have shown. The latest trial evidence, from the Netherlands, adds to at least six other RCTs showing no benefit for early arthroscopic surgery over physical ...

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