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can i exercise with a torn meniscus

A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Chimenti
26 years experience Sports Medicine
No twist: Best to get it fixed. However, in the mean time, avoid twisting and pivoting activities as well as high impact. Stationary biking and elliptical would ... Read More
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Dr. Stephen Southard
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Listen to your body: You'll want to avoid motions that cause pain. Consider quadricep strengthening exercise but be careful about your range of motion. Avoid a >90 de ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Chimenti
26 years experience Sports Medicine
No twist: Best to get it fixed. However, in the mean time, avoid twisting and pivoting activities as well as high impact. Stationary biking and elliptical would ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Patney
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Strengthen: The best exercises would be closed chain exercises ( those where your feet are always in contact with the surface of machine) for strengthening both t ... Read More
Dr. Frederick Buechel, jr. md
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Gentle: Walking, stationary bike with the seat up high, slow swimming with a flutter kick. Avoid squats, twisting, lunges.
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ayres
36 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
It depends.: After meniscal repair, you need to be nonweight bearing for 6 weeks, then gradually increase weight bearing as tolerated. You'll particfipate in a su ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
24 years experience Pediatrics
Torn meniscus : The diffusion in their anatomy and function
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Audie Rolnick
39 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Many reasons: Trauma or degeneration are the most common reasons. Might be associated with instability or inflammatory arthrititdes.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tandy Freeman
36 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
See a doctor.: Treatment ranges from non-operative treatment to removal of the torn piece to repair. Variables influencing the proper treatment of a torn meniscus in ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Torn meniscus: If it significantly torn in a large flap, parrot-beak, or bucket-handle type of tear, then a scope to trim or repair this may be best. For some degene ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Butkovich
26 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Joint line pain or: The hinge where your femur meets your tibia will be tender and can click or catch typically on the inside. Clicking and catching are two positive test ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Finkelstein
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
Knee pain: Pain especially after sitting, stifffness, locking, popping and swelling.
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