Meniscus tear: surgery or physical therapy?

The meniscus is a C-shaped pad of cartilage inside the knee that absorbs shock and cushions movement. It can tear when you pivot or twist your knee in a game of footie, basketball or tennis. It can also tear in more mundane ways while you’re kneeling, squatting or lifting.

But what’s the best way to treat it? Physiotherapy? Surgery? The right decision depends on a number of factors.

Parkinson’s Disease and Physiotherapy Management

Parkinson’s Disease and Physiotherapy Management   What is Parkinson’s disease? Parkinson’s is a progressive neurological condition that makes it hard to control your movements. Over 100,000 Australians are living with Parkinson’s. A tremor is the most well-known symptom. Other movement symptoms include stiff and slow movements, speech difficulties, and losing the ability to blink and…