A 24-year-old member asked:
If you tore your meniscus is it safe to walk on it?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Orthopedic Surgery 41 years experience
It may get worse.: A small meniscus tear heals by itself. The tear can progress in size and can cause locking of the knee. It then needs surgical excision or reapair.
6.3k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Sports Medicine 27 years experience
Yes: Yes as tolerated but avoid high impact activities & twisting/pivoting. Best to get the meniscus fixed as soon as possible. It will not heal in its own.
5.2k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Aug 11, 2019
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