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Exercises to recover from meniscectomy?

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Dr. Allen Lu
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In brief: Quad Strengthening

Typically, a meniscectomy should not cause too much trauma to the knee and patients recover quite easily.
However, the procedure can inhibit the quad muscles from functioning normally for a short time after surgery. Exercises to retrain the quad muscles can help. These exercises include straight leg raises, exercise bicycle, and gentle stairclimbing. Forcing yourself not to limp will also help.

In brief: Quad Strengthening

Typically, a meniscectomy should not cause too much trauma to the knee and patients recover quite easily.
However, the procedure can inhibit the quad muscles from functioning normally for a short time after surgery. Exercises to retrain the quad muscles can help. These exercises include straight leg raises, exercise bicycle, and gentle stairclimbing. Forcing yourself not to limp will also help.
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