Did anyone have a meniscus tear operation before?

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12 Posts
Oct 27, 2013 7:26am
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How long did your recovery take?
After how many weeks/months did you go back to training?
I will have the operation next month and would like to know what I can expect from it.

27 Oct
Hope you will getting well soon
28 Oct
Just had first surgery for a tear 4 weeks ago. Was ripping carpet out of a house 3 days later. No...I am not a beast...still easing back into my workout routine...slowly.
72 Posts
Oct 27, 2013 4:07pm
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I had knee surgery
Meniscus + acl reconstruction
Took me abt 6 months to recover
Note: it was badly damaged though

144 Posts
Oct 28, 2013 2:50am

Been thru 5 meniscus that my wife has had. Evev meniscus replacement. Probably 4 to 6 months, but really she asks thd doc each time.

11 Posts
Oct 28, 2013 7:01am
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Did two, 4-6 months of rehab. I'm still having problems tho.

565 Posts
Oct 28, 2013 3:59pm
via iOS
My mom went through two knee surgeries. She had meniscus tears on both.

She wasn't very active before because it hurt everytime she walked or when she got up. Now, after gone through two surgery and the much needed physio therapy, she is in better shape to where she doesn't walk funny. She walks like normal. I am so proud of her that she went through with it instead of waiting.