A 41-year-old member asked:
What is a good way to get exercise after tearing your knee cartilage?
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Orthopedic Surgery 24 years experience
Low impact exercises: Low impact exercises are generally a good idea when one is suffering from knee injuries. Riding a stationary bike, elliptical machines, or swimming are exercises that will help strengthen the muscles around the knee without causing significant discomfort. Avoid squats or lunges.
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Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 19 years experience
Depends: Assuming that you mean a meniscus tear, usually low-impact exercise such as a stationary bike or eliptical machine can help improve your range-of-motion and strength.
5.9k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Apr 18, 2020
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