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What types of physical therapy can I do to help an osteochondral defect in my knee?

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Dr. Thomas Deberardino
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Motion & strength

The goal of physical therapy is to maximize functional recovery after injury or surgery by performing exercises to regain motion and strength about the knee.

In brief: Motion & strength

The goal of physical therapy is to maximize functional recovery after injury or surgery by performing exercises to regain motion and strength about the knee.
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
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Dr. Jeffrey Sider
Sports Medicine

In brief: Strengthening

Typically the benefit of therapy will be to strengthen the surrounding muscles the reality is that the only way to really correct the underlying problem would be an arthroscopic procedure.

In brief: Strengthening

Typically the benefit of therapy will be to strengthen the surrounding muscles the reality is that the only way to really correct the underlying problem would be an arthroscopic procedure.
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
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