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Volume:3 Issue:10 Number:9 ISSN#:2564-2537
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ACE Report #6789
Ace Report Cover Physical Therapy & Rehab

A 12-week medical exercise therapy improves outcomes after degenerative meniscectomy


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OrthoEvidence. A 12-week medical exercise therapy improves outcomes after degenerative meniscectomy. ACE Report. 2014;3(10):9. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/6789

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

A 12-week medical exercise therapy program leads to significant improvement in knee function after degenerative meniscectomy: A randomized controlled trial with one year follow-up

J Bodyw Mov Ther. 2014 Jul;18(3):374-82. doi: 10.1016/j.jbmt.2013.11.015. Epub 2013 Dec 11.

Contributing Authors: H Osterås

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Synopsis

42 patients with knee pain (>2 months), who had undergone partial menisectomy for a degenerative meniscus tear were randomized to either supervised medical exercise therapy or no treatment. The study aimed to evaluate the clinical and functional outcomes up to 1 year. Results indicated that VAS scores, quadriceps muscle strength deficit, KOOS, HADS, one-leg jump test scores, and mean isokinetic bi...

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