Physiatry Reviews for Evidence in PracticeSecond-Order Peer Reviews of Clinically Relevant Articles for the Physiatrist Early Surgery or Physical Therapy for Nonobstructive Meniscal TearsCheliak, Katerina B. BSc; Journeay, W. Shane PhD, MD, MPH, FRCPC, DABPMRAuthor Information From the Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada (KBC); Providence Healthcare – Unity Health Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; and Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (WSJ). All correspondence should be addressed to: W. Shane Journeay, PhD, MD, MPH, FRCPC, DABPMR, Providence Healthcare – Unity Health Toronto, 3276 St Clair Ave East, Toronto, ON, Canada M1L 1W1. Katerina B. Cheliak is in training. Financial disclosure statements have been obtained, and no conflicts of interest have been reported by the authors or by any individuals in control of the content of this article. Source article: van de Graaf VA, Noorduyn JCA, Willigenburg NW, et al. Effect of early surgery vs physical therapy on knee function among patients with nonobstructive meniscal tears. The ESCAPE randomized clinical trial. JAMA. 2018;320(13):1328–1337. Online date: July 17, 2019 American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation: April 2020 - Volume 99 - Issue 4 - p e50-e52 doi: 10.1097/PHM.0000000000001270 Buy Metrics Copyright © 2020 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.