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    Current medical state of the art: Try PT and wait, then have surgery if needed

    Bottom line, it's good news you are not having pain or symptoms. :) That may not be that strange actually. Check out this post from several months ago with the most recent medical studies comparing...
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    Summary of current state of the medical research

    Very great to hear your update kinnikinnick and that you're healing up well. Repair rehab take a looong time, but can work out well in my personal experience also.

    I'm bumping this to add a new...
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    Yes, agreed. And both can be true however....

    Yes, agreed. And both can be true however. Because I was talking about the normal motion associated with snowboarding being more of a strain on the knees than the normal motion of skiing. (Sking is a...
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    For what it's worth, my knee doc told me that...

    For what it's worth, my knee doc told me that skiing isn't such a hard motion on the knees.
    He said soccer, tennis, and basketball are the worst. That's because they entail so much side to side...
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    My injury and surgery were in the spring near end...

    My injury and surgery were in the spring near end of season. So I had a long time to recover without FOMO. Cautiously got back on the slopes the following winter.
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    Hi Kinnikinnick. Good to read your updates here....

    Hi Kinnikinnick. Good to read your updates here. Your meniscus repair experience continues to very closely mirror my own of several years ago. I too developed pretty bad knee pain in the non-injured...
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    Nice idea sharing an update. I remember that was...

    Nice idea sharing an update. I remember that was the low point, and then you can start rehabbing. I too had pain in the other knee and also my shoulder after so much time on crutches. Both ended up...
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    Damn. Hang in there. Good luck! It may take time,...

    Damn. Hang in there. Good luck! It may take time, but you will feel great again.
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    I saw an article about stem cell therapy for...

    I saw an article about stem cell therapy for knees recently. Relatively new treatment and so not yet fully understood or perfected, but definitely looks interesting! This article is talking about it...
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    Welcome to meniscus tears! F***ing frustrating. ...

    Welcome to meniscus tears! F***ing frustrating.



    I've been there, buddy. Stay strong. More than anything, be patient! I had to learn to listen to my body. In the long run, you want good health...
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    I had a meniscus tear 7 years ago in my left...

    I had a meniscus tear 7 years ago in my left knee. Want to share my experience since it has some aspects in common with yours. First, realize there are 3 kinds of tears: degenerative, partial, and...
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    Update... I'm 8 months post tear of hamstring and...

    Update... I'm 8 months post tear of hamstring and adductor maximus (lower inner thigh) muscles. Still dealing with weakness and diminished flexibility. Not an issue day to day but can't return to...
  13. Nice sexual side effects from torn muscle... just me?

    6 months ago I had a bad hamstring and adductor maximus (inner thigh muscle) tear. It's mostly healed but still a bit weak; however, I have noticed an unusual sexual side effect...

    During orgasm...
  14. You most likely have Chondromalacia. It's a...

    You most likely have Chondromalacia. It's a common overuse condition among athletes, especially runners.

    You need to stop running or other aggravating activities and start RICE (most importantly...
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    I tore mine and it lasted for a while without...

    I tore mine and it lasted for a while without pain. But eventually it got bad. Full description here: https://www.tetongravity.com/forums/showthread.php?p=2853567#post2853567
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    Any update on your recovery? I had a meniscus...

    Any update on your recovery?

    I had a meniscus tear that was also in a fluke fall. It didn't hurt much at all and I had full ROM and stuff for a while. But it never got better and finally got...
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    Meniscus tear, need removal

    I am going under the knife Friday to remove a "horizontal tear" in my medial meniscus.

    People mention that this injury has been "discussed before in other threads" but I'm only finding this one. ...
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    Oh my gosh!

    I'm speechless. I'm just doing some research on meniscus as I seem to have messed mine up. But seeing this really blows my mind and makes me thankful that "all" I have is a meniscus tear.

    I hope...
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    A Google search for "torn hamstring recovery...

    A Google search for "torn hamstring recovery time" comes up with this thread in the top results, and that's how I found this page. It's ironic, because I am also a TGR forums reader, but the find was...
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