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Appropriate conduct on check out are:

- Follow the treatment given to you by your surgeon output (analgesics, anti-inflammatory, anti-coagulant injections etc. ..)
- Icing your knee 3-4 times a day
- No rehabilitation, exceptions
- By contrast, rehabilitation auto with walking, full support, flexion and knee extension permitted without restriction, they are guided by the gene and pain (except meniscal suturing)
- No sport for a month, with exceptions
- Bathing is forbidden, showers

After a knee arthroscopy, are usual:

- Moderate pain not preventing sleep, calmed by the treatment that has been prescribed to your output
- Knee pain resumed walking
- Knee swelling, sometimes significant lasting more than 3 weeks
- A subcutaneous hematoma is not disturbing and can diffuse to the anterior surface of leg and calf
- Finally, difficulty bending the knee associated with swelling of the knee that will gradually disappear in 3 weeks

Are unusual:

- Severe pain preventing sleep despite treatment - a huge swelling of the knee tends to increase
- Fever and chills
- A flow on the stitches
- A painful redness around the stitches
- A red and burning skin
- An absolute inability to walk due to pain
- Finally, severe pain calf

In case of unusual signs, reconnect with your surgeon or your doctor.

Doctor Yoann BOHU, Doctor Serge HERMAN, Doctor Nicolas LEFEVRE. - 10 janvier 2013.

Conflicts of interest: the author or authors have no conflicts of interest concerning the data published in this article.


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