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A 34-year-old member asked:

What can i do to make my torn meniscus heal quicker?

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Dr. Kevin Considine
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Rest: The best thing you can do is to rest the knee by avoiding high strain activities like running going up stairs and doing recovery exercises. Most of all try to avoid high impact activities with your knees. Recovery may take 6-8 weeks or more depending on the severity. Try things like swimming or biking instead to help your knee recover.
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
Orthopedic Surgery 43 years experience
Usually don't heal.: Meniscal tears usually do no heal, and require arthroscopic surgery, to take care of the problem.

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Don't aggravate it.: Anti-inflamatories may help too. Continued heavy weight bearing will aggravate it like sports, especially those with quick lateral movements like tennis.
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What can you do to make a torn meniscus heal fast?

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Follow the steps of: The treatment recommended by your doctor.
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Dr. Tariq Niazi
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Heed your orthopod's: Advice strictly, as he'll know the extent of your problem and can best advise you correctly.
Last updated May 5, 2015

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