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what exercises can i do with a torn meniscus

A 38-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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A 38-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 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
It does not! If you-: -just injured it you may use ice to help with the swelling & pain, but it only is for symptomatic relief. They do not heal only get torn more ever ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott m Smith
40 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Pain swellingand loc: Meniscus treats usually happen with s twisting injury. They do not cause instability. Most common symptoms are joint line pain, recurrent swelling, an ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ayo Adu
Dr. Ayo Adu answered
13 years experience Sports Medicine
Any position: The discomfort from a torn meniscus is aggravated by weight-bearing, so sleeping with your feet up and knees slightly bent should decrease your pain.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Lu
Dr. Allen Lu answered
23 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Not really: The actual meniscus tear does not cause foot swelling. The meniscus tear can cause fluid within the knee joint, which tends to inhibit your quad muscl ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Varies: It varies in part on the reason for the brace. A brace is not a standard treatment for your meniscal tear, so you may be wearing the brace for other ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tal David
Dr. Tal David answered
26 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Meniscus tear: A torn meniscus can often cause intermittent symptoms. Meniscus tears usually do not heal so it is likely that your meniscus is still causing you pro ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: I would strongly suggest that the tear be repaired and your post-op healing and rehab be complete before returning to the gridiron.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Pospisil
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Severe injury: What was repaired ,? If only the blood vessels you need to be in the hands of an experienced knee surgeon who can monitor the treatment ,which will p ... Read More
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