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post operative exercises for a meniscus tear

A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brian Chimenti
27 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. Jason Rudolph
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Perhaps: With a meniscus tear and a loose body, there is a good chance that you may develop locking or catching in the knee. It is a good idea to avoid twisti ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
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
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
I think Tai chi: If you're looking for another way to reduce stress, consider tai chi (tie-chee). Tai chi is sometimes described as "meditation in motion" because it p ... Read More
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Straight leg easier: When walking, place your foot in front of your body, landing on the outer heel of your foot. Your foot should land on either side of an imaginary line ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Exercise no help: If there is a significant tear causing pain, then exercises will not cause the pain to disappear. You need arthroscopic surgery to repair the tear. Ov ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
May need surgery: If you underwent an attempt at non operative care for a meniscus and are still having symptoms, it suggests it probably did not heal. You may be a ca ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
See below: A meniscus is a structure that is made of cartilage and serves as a cushion between two bones. The knee has two: one medial and one lateral. Sometim ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Chao
38 years experience Radiology
Does it hurt: Less or more hurting less suggests it has less inflammation and has partly healed. The meniscus will always look torn on MRI even aftrer it heal ... Read More
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Rich
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Pain with activity : Small meniscus tears can be asymptomatic. Meniscus tears can cause pain with flexion of the knee, twisting motions, stair climbing, kneeling and exerc ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shyam Kishan
30 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Sometimes: That depends upon the location and the type of tear. Small tears that are close to the outside edge of the meniscus may heal by their own. Tears close ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia ii, do, ms
21 years experience Geriatrics
Not usually: Meniscal tears do not usually heal on their own but require surgical intervention.
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: The meniscus tear require surgery.
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