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Author Topic: Complex Meniscus Tear  (Read 1409 times)
Lunarr
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« on: April 10, 2013, 04:43:46 AM »

Had an MRI done. The doc says I have a complex tear, requiring surgery. He says I'll be good as new after. No alternatives to getting better other than surgery? I can't squat down because of the pain and I've stopped running. Walking is okay though, though I feel a little discomfort. Have any of you had a complex meniscus tear?
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« Reply #1 on: April 19, 2013, 10:33:19 PM »

I have a friend who just had surgery in January.   He was good to go after about 7 weeks.
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« Reply #2 on: April 23, 2013, 01:40:44 AM »

I have a friend who just had surgery in January.   He was good to go after about 7 weeks.

Thanks! Had it done last week. Limping, but improving. 7 weeks sounds fast
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« Reply #3 on: April 29, 2013, 10:41:14 PM »

My doc got me started on quad strengthening exercises 6 days ago. I've found that even if you go easy on simple level 1 exercises, the knee hurts after. Is that normal?
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