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Are there any factors that makes someone more prone to having meniscus injuries?

Are there any factors that makes someone more prone to having meniscus injuries?

Meniscus tears: Tight knee joints tear the meniscus cartilage more than loose ones except if the ACL or PCL is torn then the meniscus will usually tear eventually. ...Read more

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Injuries (Definition)

An injury, of any severity, is a condition in which a person has damage to any part of his body. Examples of major injuries include gunshot wounds, knife wounds, large burns, severed ...Read more


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Will a meniscus injury disqualify me from joining the u.S. Air force?

Will a meniscus injury disqualify me from joining the u.S. Air force?

Not necessarily: Many meniscus injuries will heal without any deficit or symptoms. Depends on the location and degree of injury. Some will cause locking of the knee and severe pain and can happen in association with injury to ligaments while other meniscus injuries will be more minor and can heal without surgery, or possibly with relatively minor arthroscopic surgery. ...Read more

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Why would I have 3 meniscus injuries in less than 3 yrs?

Why would I have 3 meniscus injuries in less than 3 yrs?

Knee instability: You need to be evaluated by an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in ports medicine and knee injuries. Your meniscal injuries could very well be the clinical symptom of underlying ligamentous injury that allows your knee to move with abnormal kinematics injuring the meniscus via rotatory instability. If it is the medial (inside) meniscus, varus deformity and medial collapse may also be responsible. ...Read more

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Home exercises gor meniscus injury?

Home exercises gor meniscus injury?

Mo: Meniscal damage is an internal injury & poses a mechanical problem. 2 b sure it meniscal c ur orthopedic surgeon & b evaluated. No exercise can help it. ...Read more

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What pain is due to meniscus injury?

What pain is due to meniscus injury?

Meniscus: You can have pain with walking, twisting, or squatting. In addition there may be swelling, locking, or popping of the knee. ...Read more

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How long does it take to heal from meniscus injury?

It depend: If the injury is tear of the meniscus and the tear was taken by arthoscopy it should take 3-4 weeks to heal.If the meniscus was repaired it take about 3-6 month.Good luck .Thanks. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: meniscus injury?

Cartilage injury: The menisci (plural of meniscus) are 2 crescent, wedge shaped pieces of cartilage that are situated between the thigh bone (femur), and the leg bone (tibia) at the knee. One can imagine what can happen to these menisci when these 2 bones "jam" and twist against each other. The menisci can tear at various shapes and places, or "shear off" the knee attachment (capsule). This is a meniscal injury. ...Read more

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Torn acl, lcl, and meniscus. How serious of an injury is this?

Torn acl, lcl, and meniscus. How serious of an injury is this?

What a trifecta!!!: Per your description, these are serious injuries and may take months to recover, depending the degree of injury as well as appropriate/timely treatment and rehabilitation. Surgeries may be needed, depending your pain, level instability, and your desired level of activities. It is tough to tell without more details/exam. I suggest following up with doc closely. Good luck. ...Read more

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