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What are some good physical therapy exercises to do for a torn meniscus

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danielle Jones
7 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Many: Physical therapy and rehab exercises for tears of the meniscus will vary based on the severity of the injury, so check with your physical therapist or ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
After we care of : Torn portion, then we exercise, physical therapy after a meniscal tear focuses on strengthening the muscles of your upper leg, calf and hip, which all ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Stone
Specializes in Sports Medicine
Repair: Torn meniscus cartilages should be saved if at all possible. While exercising with a bike and a pool are usually safe, repair is preferred.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roger Palutsis
35 years experience Sports Medicine
Quad strength: The best thing to do is to keep your quadraceps muscle strong with straight leg raises and or wall sits. Also, avoid lunges, knee extensions, squats, ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Torn meniscus: Consider a Stem Cell and PRP injection into the knee - this should help. This may be a great option due to your age prior to having any surgery.
A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Wait: Consider physical therapy for three months.Given recent stroke surgery would be contraindicated.A certain percentage of meniscal injuries can heal wit ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 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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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ayo Adu
Dr. Ayo Adu answered
13 years experience Sports Medicine
Is it painful?: If it is, you need to see an orthopedic surgeon who can perform an arthroscopic meniscectomy. However, there are a few people who can live with the t ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sherry Ransom
32 years experience Podiatry
Menicus: depending on the damage rest...depending on when it happened physical therapy
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raja Abusharr
20 years experience Family Medicine
Need arthroscopy: Usually arthroscopy can fully determine and often treat a torn meniscus. Mri might be interpreted incorrectly and often a surgeon will either find the ... Read More
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