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A 43-year-old female asked:

If you stand and twist your leg and it hurts does that mean that you either of a meniscus or acl problem? a displacment means a tear of the meniscus?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Michio Abe
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Knee problems: Yes, you could damage your meniscus and/or acl by standing and twisting your leg. Displacement means the state of being out of place. Meniscus or bone fracture fragments are displaced when they are out of place.
Dr. Tariq Niazi
Dr. Tariq Niazi commented
Orthopedic Surgery 43 years experience
agree with Dr Abe.
Apr 11, 2013
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
Orthopedic Surgery 42 years experience
Meniscus.: It's probably more meniscus than ACL. See a sports medicine trained orthopedic specialist for an accurate diagnosis.

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