Meniscus tears

What is Meniscus tears?

A meniscus tear is usually caused by twisting or turning quickly, often with the foot planted while the knee is bent. Meniscus tears can occur when you lift something heavy or play sports.There are three types of meniscus tears.

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I recently had a left knee arthroscopy . Finding Grade 4 wear and tear of the patella and also lateral tear in meniscus which was not repaired or...

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According to your symptoms and findings there is osteoarthritis of your knee.
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I was running yesterday morning. Nothing unusual but my knee popped. I couldn t keep going. It s gotten more sore. It doesnt seam real swollen. I m...

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It appears from your history that you might have sustained a meniscal tear. I would advise you undergo an X-ray to make sure there is no...

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I have pain whenever I bend my knee or put it into an awkward position and as I try and straighten it out, it begins to hurt even more and the only...

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The pain that you are having in the knee is likely to be due to torn meniscus or osteoarthritic changes in the...

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