Meniscus Tear (cont.)
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If you have recently injured your knee, follow these first-aid steps to reduce pain and swelling:
If the tear is minor and your symptoms go away, your doctor may recommend a set of exercises to build up your quadriceps and hamstring muscles and increase flexibility and strength. It's important to follow your doctor's guidance to avoid a new or repeat injury.
Every recovery is different and depends on many factors, including your doctor's particular preferences. But here are some typical times for returning to activities after surgery.
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