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How can you treat a damaged meniscus?
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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Depends
It will depend on the degree of damage.
If it is not fully torn, you may be helped by physical therapy, brace wearing, gait retraining etc. If it is fully torn and there is a lot of arthrtis, your best bet would probably be surgery.

In brief: Depends
It will depend on the degree of damage.
If it is not fully torn, you may be helped by physical therapy, brace wearing, gait retraining etc. If it is fully torn and there is a lot of arthrtis, your best bet would probably be surgery.
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
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Dr. John Michalski
Orthopedic Surgery
In brief: Meniscus
Usually scope partial medial meniscectomy or repair if clinically significant locking, painful clicking, or buckling.

In brief: Meniscus
Usually scope partial medial meniscectomy or repair if clinically significant locking, painful clicking, or buckling.
Dr. John Michalski
Dr. John Michalski
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