Effects of exercise vs. meniscectomy on function and muscle strength after meniscal tear
Exercise therapy versus arthroscopic partial meniscectomy for degenerative meniscal tear in middle aged patients: randomised controlled trial with two year follow-upBMJ. 2016 Jul 20;354:i3740.
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140 patients with medial degenerative meniscal tear were randomized to receive either exercise therapy or undergo arthroscopic partial meniscectomy for the purpose of comparing knee function and thigh muscle strength throughout a 2-year follow-up period. Results revealed significantly greater improvement in the exercise group for muscle strength after 3 and 12 months post-intervention, in the KOOS...
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