TREATMENT FOR KNEE PAIN
Physical Therapy for Knee Pain
Whether provided by a physical therapist, chiropractor, or physician, physical therapy techniques can help reduce pain, swelling and help to rehabilitate damaged tissues. Exercise is important to strengthen injured areas.
Deyle, G., Allison, S., & Matekel, R. (2005). Physical Therapy Treatment Effectiveness for Osteoarthritis of the Knee: A randomized Comparison of Supervised clinical Exercise and Manual Therapy Procedures Versus a Home Exercise Program. Physical Therapy, 85(12), 1301-1315.
Fransen, M., & Mcconnell, S. (2015). Exercise for osteoarthritis of the knee. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews Reviews, 1-6.
RESCU Treatment Ratings
R = Risk E = Effectiveness S = Self-Care
C = Cost U = Usefulness (overall rating)
1 = Least Favorable 5 = Most Favorable