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medicine for knee meniscus tear

A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience in Family Medicine
Should be: With the limited information provided, this should be ok, however i feel it is always best to discuss with your primary care doctor so even over the c ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zachary Veres
17 years experience in Family Medicine
Meniscal tear: ice would help, strengthening your quads and hamstrings will help was well, gentle stretching too
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Trettin
32 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Depends on dx.: Whether you have to have your knee 're- scoped' depends on your present diagnosis . If you have retorn your meniscus then probably yes. If your knee i ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
38 years experience in Sports Medicine
Some activity: You do not have to have a specific injury to cause a meniscal tear. Sometimes the meniscus can degenerate and tear from repetitive activities such a ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Audie Rolnick
39 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Evaluation: History-injury, clicking, pain , popping, giving way. Physical exam findings. Mri. Surgery.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Shybut
16 years experience in Sports Medicine
Acutely, yes: Traumatic meniscus tears typically occur from a twisting injury to the knee and cause pain along the joint line. Mechanical symptoms such as catching, ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vishal Shah
18 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Unlikely: Except in very young patients with open growth plates (children and adolescents), meniscus injuries rarely heal without intervention. Meniscus tissue ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience in Family Medicine
Easy: Arthroscopy is minimally invasive procedure that entails making access points to the affected joints (holes) through which inspection is carried out. ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Luks
29 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
It depends: It depends on what procedure you will be having and whether or not there is any associated osteoarthritis as well. For a straightforward arthroscopy a ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Yes: That often is the case with a posterior horn tear.

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