Post-Operative Rehabilitation Guidelines for Meniscectomy/Debridement /Synovectomy

0-2 Weeks:

  • Full WBAT immediately
  • Crutches for 24 – 48 hrs. D/C when gait normalizes.
  • Full Active/Passive ROM
  • SLR, Heel Slides, Quad Sets, Calf Pumps
  • Patellar Mobilization

2-6 Weeks:

  • Full Weight Bearing
  • Progress with ROM until full
  • Wall sits, Lunges, Balance Exercises
  • Closed Chain Quad Strengthening
  • Modalities PRN

*Please note: The instructions for rehabilitation protocols are general guidelines to be followed; however, any written or verbal instructions provided by Dr. Allen or his staff should supersede the instructions above and should be followed. If you have questions regarding your rehabilitation protocol, please contact a member of our team.