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what is a medial meniscus displacement what can be done to fix the displacement

A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
Out of place: My guess: displacement means it is pushed/displaced from its original location from some type of injury/trauma i.E a tear. If it is slight and not cau ... Read More

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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes to both possibly: Meniscal tears can certainly get worse as the tear propagates or continues to catch at the torn edge against the moving surfaces of the femoral and ti ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Something slipping: In the knee there is both a medial meniscus and a lateral meniscus. The meniscus is cartilage and it can tear and it can slip. Slipping can be felt ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nolan Segal
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Exercise: If you do not have pain & swelling exercises will help. Otherwise surgery. Yes to clicking.
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Pospisil
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Knee issues: Root of the meniscus is the part which attaches to the bone, if it is displaced then it is probably torn,.Yes Acl sprain indicates a partial tear of ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Unger
40 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: A torn meniscus can cause the knee to lock. Most will require surgical evaluation. Some may be amenable to rehabilitation depending on the severity an ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Butkovich
26 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Meniscus tears: In individuals above the age of 20 or so are typically not repairable and often require partial excision. This often takes care of any pain, swelling ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
35 years experience Family Medicine
Knee locking: There is most likely pain also. This is a surface that allows the knee to move smoothly. It is usually associated with a tear from a trauma.
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aron Rovner
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Arthroscopy: His be treated sometimes with physical therapy. If that fails, arthroscopy is the treatment. It is minimally invasive and can be described by an ortho ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Pospisil
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Knee stiffness: Need more history , ? Was there an injury ? How did it occurr.? Is there associated swelling?Answers depend on what structure is strained or injured. ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: The pain you have means there is problem in the the knee beside MRI if it is positive for displacement you should have thesurgery.Good luck.Thank you.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shyam Kishan
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Usuallly a Rod: Depending upon the location of the fracture, and the type of fracture, various rx are available - the intramedullary nail is the commonest. Plates and ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
43 years experience Family Medicine
Medial meniscus: Tears (displacement) of the medial meniscus generally do not have to be repaired. If you simply wait (assuming you are not a high-performance athlete) ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Pollard
29 years experience Anesthesiology
Minor Change: This sounds like you have a minor abnormality seen on your mri. This should not need surgery, unless it is causing you problems. Discuss the findings ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
30 years experience Emergency Medicine
Orto: Meniscus is cartilage in your knee. Helps cushion your knees . May need surgery depending what your symptoms are such as your knee locking swelling o ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pietro Seni
46 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Arthritis subtalar j: Must likely will need a subtalar fusion.Following fx of the calcaneous arthritis of the subtalar joint usually will develop and if that is the case on ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Harvey
37 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 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Ginsburg
11 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 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tal David
Dr. Tal David answered
26 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Meniscus tear: The meniscus is a rim of cartilage in your knee that can commonly tear. A displaced meniscal root likely means that you have torn your meniscus.
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
18 years experience Urgent Care
Fused joints: Hi Nancy, The knee joint is an example of a joint, which is where your bones come together, or articulate. A joint fusion is usually a surgical proce ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
44 years experience Dentistry
Won't: For first thing, not all TMJ splints are successful at recapturing the disc. The oral orthotic is not a cure all for the problem. You may also need ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Wyatt
25 years experience Family Medicine
COULD BE NORMAL: If you had surgery and they repaired the meniscus - it may look "displaced" on MRI - but that may be on purpose due to the surgical repair... I would ... Read More
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