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Can I do yoga with a broken knee

A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Depends: It depends on the level and nature of the fracture. If it's a complicated fracture, it may need to be surgically repaired. If it is not, then one may ... Read More
Dr. Dann Byck
Orthopedic Surgery 30 years experience
Depends: Not sure what a broken knee is, but it you have had an injury and your knee is swollen, it should be evaluated by an othopedic surgeon asap.

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Depends: It depends on the level and nature of the fracture. If it's a complicated fracture, it may need to be surgically repaired. If it is not, then one may ... Read More
Dr. Mark Hutchinson
Orthopedic Surgery 34 years experience
Depends whats broken: Fractures may require plates and screws. Meniscus tears may require suture repair. Ligaments may require reconstruction or repair.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Enna
Orthopedic Surgery 20 years experience
About 3 months: When you say "knee", that could be many types of fractures. If it is a tibial plateau fracture (a fracture of the top part of the tibia), those fractu... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 52 years experience
About 6 weeks: It depends on the bone in the knee that is broken but figure about 6 weeks.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Hill
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Several weeks: It is unusual to break a kneecap - this type of injury takes a long time to heal enough to relieve pain. Sometimes surgery is needed.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 41 years experience
Have x-rays taken: Go see a doctor and have x-rays taken to rule out fracture.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Makowiec
Hand Surgery 27 years experience
See a doctor: First, if you have a "broken" or fractured knee cap, then you should be under the care of an orthopaedic surgeon and asking your doctor is the right t... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Harvey
Orthopedic Surgery 38 years experience
Fracture: You can depending on the severity of the fracture. If the fragments are displaced you will need surgery. Check with your local orthopedist.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Buechel, Jr. MD
Orthopedic Surgery 20 years experience
See below: A sprain is a stretch injury to a ligament. A tear is a separation of the ligaments fibers. A broken knee is when the bone is damaged and there is a... Read More
A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
Orthopedic Surgery 54 years experience
Too many variables-: -to give a specific answer. such as 2 pieces, transverse, comminuted & # of fragments, quality of bone, open or closed. high or low velocity injur... Read More