Men’s Journal Features
Second Opinion: Do I Really Need Knee Surgery?
New York City musician Alex Levy had been running regularly for 20 years when he began experiencing persistent pain in his right knee. He tried strengthening exercises with a trainer, then chiropractic work with an osteopath. Neither offered relief. Finally he got an MRI. His medial meniscus, the cartilage that absorbs shock in….
So how do you know if you need prehab? For physical therapists like Chris Delehanty, owner of Physiofitness in New York City, that’s like asking how you know if you need to go to the dentist. “You get a checkup to prevent cavities, right? This is the same idea,” he says. “It’s not just for….