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Dr. Julan Crane
24 years experience Pediatrics
Torn meniscus : The diffusion in their anatomy and function
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Audie Rolnick
39 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Many reasons: Trauma or degeneration are the most common reasons. Might be associated with instability or inflammatory arthrititdes.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tandy Freeman
36 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
See a doctor.: Treatment ranges from non-operative treatment to removal of the torn piece to repair. Variables influencing the proper treatment of a torn meniscus in ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Chimenti
26 years experience Sports Medicine
No twist: Best to get it fixed. However, in the mean time, avoid twisting and pivoting activities as well as high impact. Stationary biking and elliptical would ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Torn meniscus: If it significantly torn in a large flap, parrot-beak, or bucket-handle type of tear, then a scope to trim or repair this may be best. For some degene ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Finkelstein
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
Knee pain: Pain especially after sitting, stifffness, locking, popping and swelling.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Butkovich
26 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 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Boyer
17 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
MRI: Because the symptoms of a torn meniscus are similar to many problems inside the knee (pain, catching, feelings of instability) the only way to really ... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
It does not! If you-: -just injured it you may use ice to help with the swelling & pain, but it only is for symptomatic relief. They do not heal only get torn more ever ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kim Fagan
Dr. Kim Fagan answered
33 years experience Sports Medicine
Pain/ swelling: A torn meniscus in someone your age is typically related to an injury. A twisting injury or deep bending of the knee while bearing heavy weight (squ ... Read More
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