A 40-year-old female asked:
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Is it harmful to walk without crutches 2 weeks after knee arthroscopy?

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Dr. Donald Hohman Jr
12 years experience in Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Depends: as long as you did not have any type of repair of your miniscus for example you should be ok as long as you do not have pain
Answered on May 13, 2019
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