Meniscus tears & repairs

Consult your doctor if rest, ice, and over-the-counter pain relievers don’t ease your knee pain. Similarly, you should see a physician if you are developing mechanical symptoms (such as locking or catching) that prevent you from normally bending and straightening the knee. Seek immediate care if:

  • Your knee is hot and inflamed, and you have a fever
  • You can’t bend or extend your knee because of mechanical obstruction

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