I had arthroscopic surgery for a torn meniscus. I was sent home, no crutches, no limits other than no running or squatting. After the block wore off, several hours later, I could not bear weight and barely ambulate. I did have some old crutches here and used them for seveal weeks. Had the sutures removed, they said I was doing great. 2.5 weeks later, I tried to get up and the knee would not work and pain was unbearable. I could not ambulate at all. Is this normal? I ask the PA who removed the sutures if I accidently hyperextended the knee would it hurt anything? Her comment was it will hurt you, but not the knee.
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