Post-meniscectomy medical exercise therapy is beneficial for degenerative meniscal tears
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OrthoEvidence. Post-meniscectomy medical exercise therapy is beneficial for degenerative meniscal tears. ACE Report. 2014;3(4):5. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/5957
Is postoperative exercise therapy necessary in patients with degenerative meniscus? A randomized controlled trial with one year follow-upKnee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2014 Jan;22(1):200-6. doi: 10.1007/s00167-012-2354-2. Epub 2012 Dec 23
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77 patients with an MRI-diagnosed degenerative meniscal tear undergoing arthroscopic partial meniscectomy were randomized to either undergo a 3-month medical exercise therapy (MET) program, or not. The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of this rehabilitation protocol on pain, function and mental health. Results indicated that the MET group displayed significantly greater improvement...
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