Knee Arthroscopy and Meniscectomy (Cartilage surgery)
Rehabilitation recommendations after Arthroscopic Meniscal (Cartilage) Surgery
Swelling control: rest, ice, compression, elevation
VMO activation: isometric exercises
Gait training and control
Range of motion exercises as tolerated- active and passive.
Achieve full range of movement
Reduce scar tissue by mobilising soft tissue
Strengthen quadriceps, hamstring and hip muscles – isokinetic exercises.
Stretch- ITB, Quadriceps, Hamstrings, calf muscles and hip rotators
Closed and open chain exercises, proprioceptive exercises, etc.
Return to sports