Do You REALLY need Surgery for that Meniscus Tear?

Another study in one of the most respected medical journals calls into question routine orthopedic practice. 

Physical therapy produced essentially the same effects as partial meniscectomy surgery at 2 years. If therapy fails to improve patient’s symptoms, a regenerative treatment may be a better option than removing part of one’s shock absorbing meniscus, which can lead to accelerated degeneration (arthritis). – Jay E. Bowen, DO

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