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Exercise As Effective As Surgery For Meniscal Tears Of The Knee

(Health Newsline) Knee pain relief is the foremost concern when people injure their knee. Since knee is a very complex and a necessary part of the human body, many people choose to undergo a knee surgery in order to get relief from knee pain and improve mobility.
But a new study now suggests that surgery is not always required for knee injury and could be effectively treated by adopting a supervised exercise program.
The study by a team of researchers from Denmark and Norway discovers that exercise is as effective as surgery when it comes to pain, mobility and quality of life for middle-aged patients with meniscal tear, a common type of knee injury caused by forceful twisting of the upper leg or pivoting movements of the knee joint.
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