Meniscus removal surgery for knee problems? How successful is it?

It depends. If your pain is from a meniscus tear then surgery by a skilled orthopedist is usually very successful. Most people are significantly improved in weeks.

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H/o medial meniscectomy 6yrs back, now pain on lateral side of knee? Fresh MRI show medial meniscus retear in remnant and PF wear? Need Surgery again?

Arguable. Recent articles show knee exercises are as good or better than surgery for knee arthritis and meniscal tears treated with use and quad strengthening show almost the same results as surgery. If Aleve (naproxen) and good athletic shoes offer comfort, I'd avoid further surgery. Take Chondroitin daily and hope for the best. Read more...

Will my knee be weak after meniscus removal?

Pain . When have surgery you do not use your muscles normally and this atrophy of the muscles and cause the weakness. Read more...

What exersise is best after knee meniscus removal?

Closed kinetic chain. Closed kinetic chain exercises and quadricep set exercises are the best exercises. Hamstring flexibility and achilles flexibility is a must. Read more...

I have recently had meniscus removal in my right knee, now I am getting pain in the area?

Possible re-tear. Knee pain after partial menisecromy is common for a few weeks after surgery. Prematurely resuming sports etc can cause pain. If there was resolution of pain and now there is pain again, it may indicate a re-tear of the meniscus. It can happen about 3-4% of the time. Read more...