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4 Answers Spencer Chan:   Take a look at http://www.livestrong.com/articl... and http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/....It seems that there are a good number of people who do run after meniscectomy, but it sounds like the lack of a meniscus does reduce the ability of the knee to bear the stresses of running. Basically, it probably varies on a case-by-case basis, so you should talk to your doctor and your physical therapist. Andrew Everett:  Partial menisectomy or removal of just the torn piece instead of a total menisectomy (complete removal of the entire meniscus) is much easier to return to running depending on the size...

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