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Exercises after arthroscopic surgery and knee meniscus

A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
This should be seen by the surgeon who did your arthroscopy. Your surgeon will know exactly what was done and whether having a fluid collection is par... Read More
Dr. Matthew Baker
Orthopedic Surgery 13 years experience
There is increased fluid produced after knee surgery. Use an ace wrap for gentle compression and it should go away

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A member asked:
Dr. James McClurg
Orthopedic Surgery 36 years experience
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
Dr. Mark Galland
Orthopedic Surgery 33 years experience
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
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
Sports Medicine 40 years experience
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
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tal David
Orthopedic Surgery 28 years experience
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 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mena Mesiha
Orthopedic Surgery 16 years experience
Surgeon Decision: Physical therapy after surgery should always be guided by the surgeon. In general meniscal repair is a much slower rehab process than partial meniscec... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 50 years experience
There are 4 sets: There are four basic set of exercise’s quadriceps contraction hamstring contraction gluteal sets straight leg raises please the web site to see h... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 50 years experience
Let me explain: If understand the question, most likely the picture show the suture they used to repair your husband cartilage. Those suture dose not dissolve.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 30 years experience
Possibly ITB : Many potential causes, one of the moe common is known as ileotibial band syndrome, which runs down the outside of the hip, down the lateral thigh, and... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brett Spain
Sports Medicine 18 years experience
Yes: It could be a ganglion, although meniscal cysts are relatively common, and the difference is probably not important. Speak to your orthopedist if you ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 50 years experience
Two options: 1-injection of steroid in the cyst with attempt to empty it the same time. 2-excision of the cyst. I would prefer the excision because they send to p... Read More