Meniscus tears are a common cause of knee pain with mobility deficits but other conditions can produce these symptoms such as fracture or articular cartilage lesions. This resource outlines the Ottawa knee rules to assist clinicians with determining if the patient should be referred for x-rays, the meniscal pathology composite score, and differences between articular cartilage and meniscus lesion presentation.
Featured in the February 2020 PT edition of Therapy Fix.
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