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I've a possible small meniscus tear in knee, what is relative rest and how should I limit myself at gym? I've been told 6-8 weeks, if not healed mri

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Dr. Edward Hellman
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In brief: Varies

It really varies quite a bit based upon the size and location of the tear. Some tears dont heal at all and require surgery to fix or excise, while other can heal quite uneventfully very quickly.
6-8 weeks with follow up is a very reasonable recommendation.

In brief: Varies

It really varies quite a bit based upon the size and location of the tear. Some tears dont heal at all and require surgery to fix or excise, while other can heal quite uneventfully very quickly.
6-8 weeks with follow up is a very reasonable recommendation.
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