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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Pain,swelling: Locking .Clicking, decreased range of motion of knee, pain on palpating etc can mean torn meniscus . An orthopedic specialist can initially diagnose i ... Read More
Dr. Mark Galland
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Meniscal tears: There are several types of meniscal tears (see pic). Some meniscal tears occur with acute injury and some as degenerative changes (over time). Common ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Galland
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Meniscal tears: There are several types of meniscal tears (see pic). Common symptoms include pain, swelling, clicking/ popping, locking/ catching, giving way, and/ or ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Michalski
36 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Ligament/meniscus: Sprained ligament has pain localized to the ligament with some degree of instability--a feeling of giving way. A meniscus has mechanical symptoms of l ... Read More
Dr. Rhett Griggs
19 years experience Hand Surgery
Variable: Ligament will hurt over the ligament with possible instability. Meniscus pain will be pain on the joint line with catching and popping that can be pai ... Read More
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Dr. Zubin Khubchandani
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Pain swelling: Meniscus: usually pain is present. Swelling. Possibly locking/catching ligament: pain, swelling, possible instability. Go to orthoinfo.Org.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Galland
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Imaging: Many physical symptoms of meniscal tears and arthritis are similar. The best way to know for sure is with an mri. While an x-ray can show narrowing of ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Some time the patient come to us because of knee pain, after we take MRI we see that he have degenerative tear in the meniscus, most likely started as ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Sometimes an MRI can help but see an orthopedist for guidance, .
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Ginsburg
12 years experience Interventional Radiology
Knee Pain&Swelling: Both anterior and posterior meniscal roots are the sites where the knee meniscus attaches to the tibial plateau (tibial bone). A tear tend to cause kn ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Butkovich
27 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Joint line pain or: The hinge where your femur meets your tibia will be tender and can click or catch typically on the inside. Clicking and catching are two positive test ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
39 years experience 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 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Hacker
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Absolutely: Nonoperative treatments like strengthening and therapy are always the first choice before surgery. When you have given these a real effort, and are s ... Read More
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