A 48-year-old female asked:
Torn meniscus 7 months ago. typically if i have surgery will i be allowed to walk on the affected leg right away? have osteoarthritis also.
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Rheumatology 54 years experience
No: Meniscal repairs in an osteoarthritic knee provide little or no long term benefit. You will likely need crutches for a short period if you do have the surgery.
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