A 50-year-old member asked:
How long will i need to use crutches after a left knee arthroscopy to remove bone spurs?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 30 years experience
A few days: Most patients use crutches for 1 to 7 days.
6.3k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
sports medicine 37 years experience
Knee arthroscopy: 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.
5.5k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Dec 2, 2012
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