Download Post-Operative Menisectomy/Debridement /Synovectomy Rehab Protocol Guidelines

0-2 Weeks:

  • Full WBAT immediately (Weight Bearing As Tolerated)
  • 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 that these instructions are general guidelines to be followed; however, any written or verbal instructions provided by Dr. Nwachukwu supersede the instructions below and should be followed.