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is a sports knee brace recommended after meniscus surgery?

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Dr. Aruna Seneviratne
25 years experience Sports Medicine
Not usually: Bracing after meniscus resection is not used. Bracing after meniscus repair is usually used for 4-6 weeks post operatively to limit flexion to 90 degrees while meniscus heals. After meniscus heals (about 6months), a functional brace for sports is not used.
Answered on Mar 23, 2017
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