Physical Rehabilitation Medicine/guidance regarding pain



I met with an accident 4 years back and diagnosed with nothing. With time, I start having pain in knee and feel difficulty in walking especially in winters.

Now as condition worsen and I am diagnosed with tear in lateral and medial meniscus in right leg knee (after MRI).Doctor suggested surgery to remove/repair or cut meniscus. They are not sure what they will do. they told me they will do what is appropriate after orthoscopy. I do not want to go for surgery. Please suggest any exercise, food, diet, medicine or any other thing by which I can get this meniscus repaired without surgery. I am 30 years old.

Dear Himanshu,
There is no any solution if the menisci have been damage other than surgery since your both have gone. Exercises will not be give the permanent solution. after Arthroscopy doctors would decide how the surgery is done. Sometimes they may shave the damaged menisci while doing the Artheroscopy. After you can do the exercises. So my advice also a surgery.
Thank you.  

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MMA Ravindu Bandara


I can answer any physiotherapy related conditions.such as, 1. Any Orthopaedic condition. 2. Rheumatological conditions. 3. Neurological conditions. 4. Respiratory conditions. 5. Paediatric conditions. 6. Soft tissue managements. 7. Pr and post operative management.


I am Sri Lanka Medical Council registered physiotherapist. I have completed the Diploma in Physiotherapy in School of Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy, Colombo in 2004. I have done my Advanced Diploma in Physiotherapy in Command Hospital Indian Air Force, Bangalore, India in 2006. I specialize in paediatric, Orthopaedic and Neurological conditions.

1. Advanced level- Bio Science stream. 2. Diploma in Physiotherapy-School of Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy,Colombo, Sri Lanka. 3. Advanced Diploma in Physiotherapy- Command Hospital Indian Air Force, Bangalore, India. 4. Bachelor of Information Technology, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka.

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