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exercises after arthroscopic surgery and knee meniscus

A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Meniscus: Did you have repair of the actual tear or removal of a cartilage fragment? If the repair failed, knee discomfort could return. Another possibility is ... Read More
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Dr. James McClurg
34 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
You : You may have a retear or other problem to the knee. Since you are able to reproduce pain with the same motion the problem is likely mechanical in natu ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Galland
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Meniscal tears: There are several types of meniscal tears (see pic). Some meniscal tears occur w/ acute injury & some as degenerative changes (over time). Common symp ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Choueka
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
No: Knee problems can lead to hip problems. But there is no direct relationship between a knee scope and hip grinding.
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Dr. Frederick Buechel, jr. md
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Not really.: The two are not connected in that way.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
38 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 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tal David
Dr. Tal David answered
26 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 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Buechel, jr. md
25 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
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Meniscus: Most likely just inflammation, but check for infection and retear.
A female asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
40 years experience Preventive Medicine
Meniscus=NotRepaired: by surgery. Only tears/pieces removed which may get trapped in narrow joint spaces & further compound cartilage damage. A likely better approach: ... Read More
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A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maureen Ziboh
25 years experience Family Medicine
Yes : The decision to have a joint replacement is usually based on the age of the patients as well as the extent of injury. At 65 if you have to have a lot ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Muldoon
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Need xrays/MRI: If there is full thickness cartilage loss allograft resurfacing is my first choice with an osteotomy as needed to unload the medial compartment Event ... Read More
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