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Newark, DE
A 35-year-old female asked:

I tore my mcl, acl and meniscus in jan and now im starting therapy to bend my knee will i be able to fully bend it again before surgery?

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Dr. Christopher Ferguson
Orthopedic Surgery 20 years experience
Maybe: Depends primarily on the size, type and location of the meniscal tear. The torn cartilage may block your motion or simply cause too much pain when trying to bend the knee.
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