Meniscus

What is Meniscus?

It is a crescent-shaped fibrocartilaginous structure that, in contrast to articular disks, only partly divides a joint cavity.

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this morning I woke up and sat at my computer for a couple of hours. When I got up to walk, I couldn't walk because the pain in my left knee almost...

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Brief Answer:
A problem with your tendons or meniscus to consider.

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I suffered injuries to my rt knee...MRI shows complete ACL tear, posterior horn of medial meniscus tear, and tibial plateau fracture...How long...

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Brief Answer:
4-6 weeks.

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If you are planning for an arthroscopic surgery then you need to...

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Hi, since my early teens I've had an issue with my knees locking up, usually while I am sitting cross legged. I have attempted to talk to several...

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Brief Answer:
Could be discoid meniscus / snapping tendons.

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Hi XXXXXXX I am Dr Gopal Goel Orthopedic Surgeon.
In my opinion you...

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extensive complex tear of the medial meniscus involving the posterior horn and body with partial extrusion of the body.small peripheral horizontal...

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I previously had knee surgery for a torn meniscus that had to be removed because they weren t able to repair it. A week ago I injured the same...

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I m 36 yrs. old, male, with a very physically demanding job. I recently had my third knee operation. I have torn meniscus in both knees and...

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My husband had a meniscus tear and he had surgery 3 months ago and he is still is a lot of pain. On the inter side and front of the knee cap. He...

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I just had knee surgery to repair my meniscus (nov. 21st) . On Monday my calf swelled up, about 90% of that swelling has gone down but now my ankle...

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Does methylpred mask a knee injury or can it actually fix the problem. I had a knee injury where I heard a pop sound followed by intense continuous...

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this morning I woke up and sat at my computer for a couple of hours. When I got up to walk, I couldn't walk because the pain in my left knee almost...

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