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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Buechel, jr. md
26 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Sore 1-2 wks: I tell my patients to take it easy for the first 3-4 days, elevate to heart level, ice a lot and limited walking around for the first week so that it ... Read More

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Shirley
27 years experience Family Medicine
Closed kinetic chain: Closed kinetic chain exercises and quadricep set exercises are the best exercises. Hamstring flexibility and achilles flexibility is a must.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
39 years experience Sports Medicine
Typically 4-6 weeks: Most routine arthroscopic meniscus procedure take about 4-6 weeks for recovery. Usually you are wlaking well within a few days but it usually take ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zachary Veres
18 years experience Family Medicine
Meniscal tear: ice would help, strengthening your quads and hamstrings will help was well, gentle stretching too
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chad Zooker
17 years experience Sports Medicine
Low risk: The meniscus is under greatest stress with pivoting movements and deep knee bending. Modify your activities preop and avoid high impact running, jump ... Read More
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tal David
Dr. Tal David answered
27 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Repair Meniscus: When a meniscus tear requires surgery, there are two types: meniscal repair or meniscal resection. Resection means "removal" and repair means that no ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Michalski
36 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Meniscus: Most likely just inflammation, but check for infection and retear.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Need more informatio: You said you had arthroscopy, but was it just arthroscopy or arthroscopic surgery and if so what was the surgery for.Was there a tear in the meniscus ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ryan Pitts
17 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Just Say No....: While a strengthening program for your legs may help discomfort from a meniscus year, working out, and especially steroids, won't "cure" a meniscus te ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
Should be: With the limited information provided, this should be ok, however i feel it is always best to discuss with your primary care doctor so even over the c ... Read More
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