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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Hacker
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No more pain: Minimally invasive arthroscopy for a torn meniscus is extremely common--and very successful. Benefit after surgery depend on the type of tear, and ho ... Read More
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Dr. Allen Lu
Dr. Allen Lu answered
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Variable: Pain after an acl reconstruction is quite variable, and can depend on the technique, time in surgery, and graft choices. The actual acl reconstruction ... Read More
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Dr. Ryan Pflugner
15 years experience Sports Medicine
It can be: The good news is that you can be asleep for surgery or have a block that makes your leg numb so you do not feel the pain. After surgery most patients ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bertrand Kaper
29 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Prob Meniscus: Although the phrase "medial extrusion" is an unusual description of a condition of the knee, it sounds as if you are dealing with a medial meniscus te ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Graham
26 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
I can be: This can be symptms of a meniscus tear, early arthritis or a loose body floating in the knee. The history of onset along with some weight bearing xray ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keith Baldwin
15 years experience Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: A root avulsion is just a tear which involves the very corner of the meniscus. Symptomatically it is the same as a meniscus tear. Surgically, it is ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Harvey
38 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Meniscus tear: A meniscus tear can cause a knee to lock up. A root tear is a tear near the insertion of the meniscus. A medium effusion means there is fluid inside t ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Duffy
27 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Tear at attachment: A meniscal root tear is a tear where the meniscus attaches posteriorly. If it displaced, the pt would need arthroscopic surgery to see if it could be ... Read More
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Dr. David Bennett
31 years experience Emergency Medicine
Rotational force on : Most tears of the meniscus occur from a rotational force on the knee joint. Surprisingly, this force does not need to be that great to cause a tear of ... Read More
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Dr. Kevin Considine
30 years experience Family Medicine
Not Likely!: I can't imagine anyone wanting to tear the meniscus in their knee on purpose. Quite painful and significantly debilitating in the short term depending ... Read More
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Dr. David Bennett
31 years experience Emergency Medicine
Pain in the knee: Few things for diagnosis of meniscal tear including, clicking of the knee when trying to move it, the knee is stuck in one position and will not move, ... Read More
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