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Where is the medial mensical root in the knee? what is the purpose of a j brace? does popping of the knee joint mean that the meniscus is torn?

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Dr. Robert Purchase answered

Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery

The Attachment: The meniscus is c-shaped. At each end is a firm attachment to the bone. That's the meniscus root. A j brace helps stabilize the patella (kneecap). A torn meniscus is one reason for the knee to pop.

Answered 2/11/2019

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