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Old 01-11-2011, 03:18 PM   #1
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Back in September, I hurt my knee while squating. It popped and kind of gave out. I ended up going to the doctor and getting an MRI. It showed that I had some small tears in my meniscus.

I was put in am immobilizer for 3 weeks to let it heal. After the 3 weeks, the doctor yanked on it a little bit and said it was fine. Even though I wasn't feeling all that fine I wasn't going to argue, he is the doctor. He said I could start squatting again in November.

November came around and I was squatting again and feeling pretty good. On days I was uncomfortable I just put my brace on and squatted with it on. I even got a squat PR in December.

This past week, my knee has been hurting, a little stiff, and giving me a gimp in my step. While the pain isn't horrible by any means, I don't want to push it and end back up at the doctor (my parents already don't like that I'm still squatting). But I also can't just put off my leg workouts because it would drive me crazy,

What should I do?
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Old 01-11-2011, 03:22 PM   #2
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did the doctors give you any exercises for you to do for rehab? if they did, you shold start doing them again. A tear in the meniscus is nothing to play around with. It's time for some rehab work brother.
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Old 01-11-2011, 03:23 PM   #3
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what?! ok man let me see what i can find for you. I worked as an assistant strength coach at a college and worked along side the athletic trainer, i'll contact him and see what he thinks.
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I wouldn't squat Andy. Not until you get this ironed out.

As an older and more experienced man (and dad) I can tell you that many times a doctor won't give you the best advice. You may need a second opinion - to have another doc look at it.

Does it only hurt:

A) From squatting.
B) On all leg exercises.
C) After leg day, or all the time.
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Go se a physioterapeut (or naprapat or chiro) that is specialized in sports injuries, thats my best advice. Even if it may cost you some, its money well spent since you have got many years of squatting ahead of you.

Untill you have sorted this out, i would advice you to take it easy on the squat, even if it sucks you will earn in the long run.

Good luck man!
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what?! ok man let me see what i can find for you. I worked as an assistant strength coach at a college and worked along side the athletic trainer, i'll contact him and see what he thinks.
Thanks a lot man. Let me know.
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I wouldn't squat Andy. Not until you get this ironed out.

As an older and more experienced man (and dad) I can tell you that many times a doctor won't give you the best advice. You may need a second opinion - to have another doc look at it.

Does it only hurt:

A) From squatting.
B) On all leg exercises.
C) After leg day, or all the time.
This guy is supposed to be a knee expert. And this particular Orthopedic Surgeon's office has a monopoly in DFW.

For a while it would only get a little irritated after some leg days. For the past week, it has bugged me constantly.
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Go se a physioterapeut (or naprapat or chiro) that is specialized in sports injuries, thats my best advice. Even if it may cost you some, its money well spent since you have got many years of squatting ahead of you.

Untill you have sorted this out, i would advice you to take it easy on the squat, even if it sucks you will earn in the long run.

Good luck man!
Thanks Swede, I'll have to talk to the bank (a.k.a Parents.) and see what they think.
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