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 ...
Physical therapy non-inferior to knee arthroscopy for meniscal tears: RCT
By Michael Woodhead
3 Oct 2018