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A 20-year-old female asked:
When i see my doc for my 1st post op visit will he take me out of the knee imoblizer and put me in a brace? i had microfracture knee surgery last wk.
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Pietro Senianswered
Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
He may: The protocol varies.The most important is to avoid weight-bearing on the operated extremity.If you have a malaligment he may use an unloadind brace to help with healing of the microfacture site.
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Dr. Tariq Niazianswered
Orthopedic Surgery 45 years experience
Depending on your --: Diagnosis and what else was done. Your surgeon would be the best person to decide and answer your concerns.
4.8k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated May 18, 2014
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