What Are Some Meniscus Tear Knee Exercises?


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According to WebMD, exercises for a meniscus tear include straight leg raises, quad sets, straight-leg raises to the front, hamstring curls, straight-leg raises to the back, heel dig bridging, hamstring curls and shallow standing knee bends. These exercises can improve the muscle strength of the quadriceps, calves, hamstrings and hips.

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WebMD explains that these exercises target the parts which are essential for the overall function of the leg while the knee recovers from the injury. Before performing these exercises, the patient must consult his doctor, and they must be done only if the patient experiences very minimal or no pain from the injury while performing them.

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