A member asked:

How long will i need to use crutches after a left knee arthroscopy to remove bone spurs?

3 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. Barry Waldman answered

Specializes in Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery

Most patients use crutches for 1 to 7 days.

Answered Mar 2, 2012



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Dr. Robert Meislin answered

Specializes in sports medicine

Depending on the involvement and scope of the procedure crutches may only be needed for several days following which a cane can be used for improved ambulation and support.

Answered Dec 2, 2012



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