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What is a good way to get exercise after tearing your knee cartilage?
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Dr. Gwo-Chin Lee
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Low impact exercises
Low impact exercises are generally a good idea when one is suffering from knee injuries.
Riding a stationary bike, elliptical machines, or swimming are exercises that will help strengthen the muscles around the knee without causing significant discomfort. Avoid squats or lunges.

In brief: Low impact exercises
Low impact exercises are generally a good idea when one is suffering from knee injuries.
Riding a stationary bike, elliptical machines, or swimming are exercises that will help strengthen the muscles around the knee without causing significant discomfort. Avoid squats or lunges.
Dr. Gwo-Chin Lee
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Dr. Christopher Hajnik
Orthopedic Surgery - Reconstruction
In brief: Depends
Assuming that you mean a meniscus tear, usually low-impact exercise such as a stationary bike or eliptical machine can help improve your range-of-motion and strength.

In brief: Depends
Assuming that you mean a meniscus tear, usually low-impact exercise such as a stationary bike or eliptical machine can help improve your range-of-motion and strength.
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