Orthopaedic surgeon Victor van de Graaf speaks with Health Report host Dr Norman Swan about the choice between surgery and physical therapy for meniscal tears. Surprisingly, the health outcomes for both options are similar.
If you’ve ever had a serious knee problem, then this is well worth a listen (running time 6:47).
Health Report is a program on ABC Radio National. You can visit the episode website here: Surgery vs physical therapy for meniscal tears
You can download full audio for the episode on the ABC Radio National website here: Download audio (6:47)
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