A 47-year-old female asked:
I had arthroscopic knee surgery to fix a lateral meniscus tear. but i was doing a squat and felt popping right there could i have torn my meniscus?
2 doctor answers • 12 doctors weighed in
Orthopedic Surgery 30 years experience
Yes: Yes, it is possible that you tore your meniscus again, particularly if it was not yet fully healed. There are other possibilities as well. I would certainly let your surgeon know.
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Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
How does it feel?: Go by your symptoms. How does it feel?
Unless it's swollen, you have an effusion, mechanical symptoms like locking or catching and it's affecting your gait then just see how it evolves.
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Last updated May 5, 2019
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