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Tear In Miniscus Defect In Cartilage Arthritis Between Femar
Knee MRI says wide separation of the lateral meniscal horns presumably due to radial tear. Arthroscopy found no tear. Still in pain, what next?
Cartilage is a specialized type of tissue found in joints and areas that two bones come together. It is made up of specialized cells that live in the midst of proteins and sugars that absorb and release water similar to a sponge. Healthy cartilage helps decrease friction in joints, absorbs shock and protects the ends of the bone. Degradation of ...Read more
Knee MR found advanced loss of articular cartilage in medial compartment of tibio-femoral and patella-femoral joint. What are my options?
Depends: Medications / injections or surgery. Depends upon how much pain you have and what your response to prior interventions has been. Generally try the easy things first and advance to surgery when nothing else works. ...Read more
Mri said i had a full thickness cartilage loss of the medial femora condyle, articulate surface and a pephireal extrusion of the medial meniscus?
Marked degenerative change demonstrated n the hip joint, Labral degeneration is identified subchondral cyst change in the acetabulum, and femoral head?
Mri result: 1-2mm cartilage injury or degeneration in weight bearing medial femoral condyle possibly involving free edge of meniscus. What next?
Medial Knee Pain: As a podiatrist, i would team up with an orthopod and physical therapist to help you. I would design wedges for your shoes to off weight the sore area, while you work on strength, flexibility, knee bracing, activity modification, and anti-inflammatory measures. Dr rich blake. ...Read more
My MRI says " chronic changes of the medial meniscus with complex tearing of the posterior horn noted. Lateral meniscus in intact". Will surgery help?
Yes: If u are having medial( inside) knee pain w/ swelling and or " catching " and are in good health arthroscopic meniscal repair vs. Resection can be helpful .If you are overweight and have significant associated knee arthritis your chances of improving after the " scope" are lessened. See a board certified ors who is proficient @ knee arthroscopy. Good luck! ...Read more
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Does a tear in shoulder always require surgery. Have chronic tendenitis of supraspinatus, acromioclavicular ostheoarthritis, tear of proximal supra?
My mothers MRI came back showing chronic degenerative tear of the acl, chronic degenerative tear of the posterior horn of the medial medial meniscus.?
Acl tear: Older patients will sometimes have MRI readings showing "acl tears." this should be correlated with the patient's symptoms. If an acl tear is present in an "older" patient try treating the patient with an initial conservative course including brace and pt. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a kissing contusion in the inferolateral patella and antherolateral trochlea with overlying articular cartilage defects. What is the treatment?
Varies: Varies somewhat based upon more exact nature of injury. Contusion simply is one way to say a "bruise". So, if you bruised an area that already had some arthritic loss of cartilage, the injury should improve simply with rest and possibly a brace. If the "cartilage loss" actually represents a displaced osteochondral fracture, then surgery is likely indicated to fix the fracture. ...Read more
My xray says: tricompartmental osteoarthrosis with prominent narrowing involving the medial knee joint. Also spurs at the femoral condyle and patellar?
3mm low grade partial tear at the femoral attachment ACL with mucoid cystic degenertion of the remainder of ligament. Can i wear knee brace?
Yes: However, with the changes in the ligament and the femoral attachment, you can still tear the ACL ...Read more
Advanced articular cartilage loss in medial compartment of tibio-femoral and patella-femoral joints. Would partial (unicondylar) knee replacement work?
Maybe: This decision is best made by your own orthopedist who has direct access to your x rays. A second opinion never hurts. In someone so young, if you can get away with something short of a total joint replacement, it is always preferable to do so. ...Read more
Small parameniscal cyst seen of the posterior horn/body junction of
the medial meniscus no tear seen in MRI. Can't run , squat. Is surgery the answer?
Probably : The presence of a parameniscal cyst usually implies the meniscus is at least damaged. Not to mention causing pain. Best consult with an orthopedic surgeon for your options ...Read more
Following is the MRI report of my right knee,
1.Partial tear of acl
2.Moderate joint effusion
3.Tear of popliteofibular ligament.
Natural cure ?
Not likely: Ligaments have poor vascular supply, so the likelihood of complete healing after an injury is low. The acl tear could scar somewhat, but injury to the latter represents damage to one of the posterolateral corner structures which is an important stabilizer to the knee and which could predispose to further knee damage. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tear of the ACL torn at the femoral attachment has horizontal orientation grade2 strain MCL contusions posterior tibia moderate sized knee joint effu?
Right knee advanced loss of articular cartilage in medial compartment of tibio femoral and patella femoral joints. What are surgical options?
Horizontal Tear of the Posterior Horn of the Medial Menistic &Suprapatellar joint Effusion ,Articular Cartilage Loss & 3MM Medial Popliteal Cyst means
Arthritis and tear: The cartilage loss is similar to saying you have degenerative arthritis setting up in your knee. The meniscus is a cartilage cushion present in your knee, there is one present medically and one lateral, and you have a tear in one as well. I would go through your MRI with an orthopedic surgeon to discuss options. ...Read more