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Rehabilitation Guidelines for Menisectomy / Debridement

Please note that these instructions are general guidelines to be followed; however, any written or verbal instructions provided by Dr. Verma or either Physician Assistant supersede the instructions below and should be followed.

Post-Operative Rehabilitation Guidelines for Menisectomy/Debridement

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


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