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Had a MRI what showed horizontal intrameniscal signal changes in anterior horn of the medial meniscus, will this heal on it own or is surgery nedded?

Had a MRI what showed horizontal intrameniscal signal changes in anterior horn of the medial meniscus,  will this heal on it own or is surgery nedded?

Symptomatic?: take care attributing pain symptoms to this finding , surgery is best directed to symptoms not findings , not all findings are symptomatic what are your symptoms? These findings are not an absolute indication for surgery in my opinion hope that helps ...Read more

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How do I find out the grade of my tear from my MRI its oblique anterior horn of the medial meniscus extending to superior articular surface also mild degeneration of posteror horm of medial meniscus?

How do I find out the grade of my tear from my MRI its oblique anterior horn of the medial meniscus extending to superior articular surface also mild degeneration of posteror horm of medial meniscus?

Grade 3: Mri signal classification of meniscus is as follows. Grade 1 globular intrameniscal signal grade 2 linear intrameniscal signal grade 3 linear signal extending to the articular surface. ...Read more

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grade 1 and grade 2 meniscal injury in anterior and posterior horns- medial meniscus. grade 3 MI in posterior horn lateral meniscus. Knee surgery?

grade 1 and grade 2 meniscal injury in
anterior and posterior horns- medial meniscus.
grade 3 MI in posterior horn lateral meniscus.
Knee surgery?

Meniscal tears: Typically grade 3 meniscal tears require surgery in young patients. Goal is preservation of the meniscus.So if it has torn in the zone where it has a good blood supply, it can be sutured and can heal. If it is torn away from the blood supply. It requires partial removal of the torn portion. All done by an experienced Orthopaedic knee surgeon. ...Read more

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What kind of exercises can be done to treat a grade 2 signal on posterior horn of medial meniscus?

What kind of exercises can be done to treat a grade 2 signal on posterior horn of medial meniscus?

Any exercise: By exercising your are not directly treating the meniscus but improving the conditioning and strength of the lower extremity. This will reduce the likelihood of knee injuries and subsequent meniscus injury. When exercising focus on core/hip/knee/leg/ankle. ...Read more

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Fit 59 y o f : parrot-beak tear post horn of medial meniscus. Swelling / pain intermitt x 5mo. Recs for specific nonsurg options - exercises?

Fit 59 y o f : parrot-beak tear post horn of medial meniscus. Swelling / pain intermitt x 5mo.  Recs for specific nonsurg options - exercises?

Surg best: Unlikely that non surg will do it here with a parrot beak tear which is unlikely to heal on it's own discuss arthroscopic surg with your orthopedic surgeon it is pretty likely to help a lot. ...Read more

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Linear tear of posterior horn of medial meniscus, was painful few weeks ago, now it feels is getting better can this be possible is good or bad?

Linear tear of posterior horn of medial meniscus, was painful few weeks ago, now it feels is getting better can this be possible is good or bad?

Yes: Symptoms related to a meniscal tear can improve with time depending on the type tear that is present. A linear tear as you have described is just such a tear. You may be able to treat this conservatively and never require surgery. A "bucket handle" tear on the other hand typically does not get better with time. None will actually "heal" with time. ...Read more

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I've a Grade 3 tear involving posterior horn of medial meniscus. What would you suggest me to do.

Depends: upon your symptoms and the level at which you function. If you are very active and unable to participate in desirable daily activities consult an orthopedic surgeon for repair. ...Read more

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