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Doctor insights on: If The Knee Is Twisted To The Left It Hurts Does That Mean A Lateral Tear

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My left knee recently started to hurt when I moved it, I haven't done any strenuous activity recently and now it hurts to bend it. What does this mean?

My left knee recently started to hurt when I moved it, I haven't done any strenuous activity recently and now it hurts to bend it. What does this mean?

Could be many things: See your doctor for an exam. Sometimes knee pain is really hip pain. If he is not sure see orthopaedics. In the mean time rest it and use moist heat or cold packs. All the best. ...Read more

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Why does it hurt in my knee when I stand and twisted my leg to right or left?

Why does it hurt in my knee when I stand and twisted my leg to right or left?

See Orthopaedic: You may have a tear of the meniscus, or wear of the cartilage covering the bone which would indicate arthritis. You need to be examined to determine the cause of you pain. ...Read more

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Why does my knee hurt when i go down the stairs? It hurts medial could that mean a tear of the meniscus ? My knee feels very full

Why does my knee hurt when i go down the stairs? It hurts medial could that mean a tear of the meniscus ? My knee feels very full

Damage inside the kn: It is possible to do damage to the ligaments or cartilage inside your knee. If your knee is locking or giving way, it may be necessary to get an mri. ...Read more

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Where are the chondral flaps in the knee? Abnormalties posterior horn of the lateral mensicus does that mean a possible tear in the area?

Where are the chondral flaps in the knee? Abnormalties posterior horn of the lateral mensicus does that mean a possible tear in the area?

Possibly: Chondral flap tears are when a portion of the articular cartilage delaminates and flips into the joint. The symptoms are swelling, catching and pain. Meniscal abnormalities on MRI may be intrasubstance degeneration which is a normal process of aging. Abnormal signals in the meniscus of young patients on MRI irate very common and usually considered normal. ...Read more

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What does fibrillation of the articular cruiate ligament mean? Twisting of my knee hurts a lot doesn that mean a tear?

What does fibrillation of the articular cruiate ligament mean? Twisting of my knee hurts a lot doesn that mean a tear?

Let us to explian: The first changes of the anterior cruciate ligament occurred in the superficial fibrillation were the tissue of the ligament loose it is elasticity and become weaker to stand the stress imposed on it by body weight and movement. About twisting your knee and the pain most likely you arthitis in the knee in it early phase. Good luck. ...Read more

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Ortho question what causes swelling in the knee? Hurts to twist it from right to left is this a meniscus tear? What is a meniscus cyst? Please explain

Ortho question what causes swelling in the knee? Hurts to twist it from right to left is this a meniscus tear? What is a meniscus cyst? Please explain

Meniscal tears: Pain and swelling are very common symptoms of a meniscal tear. If it has been going on for more than a month i would see an orthopedic surgeon to get x-rays and probably an mri. Meniscal tears typically don't heal and require arthroscopic surgery to fix them. ...Read more

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Mri showed grade 1 MCI sprain/strain..had arthroscopic surgery on left knee, found 2 tears on my medial and lateral menisci. ?

Mri showed grade 1 MCI sprain/strain..had arthroscopic surgery on left knee, found 2 tears on my medial and lateral menisci.  ?

And the question is?: Though there's a question mark in the sentence, I don't know what you're asking. So far you've said that you've got 2 tears in the medial & lateral menisci of your left knee. Are you wondering WHY MRI only showed a sprain/strain & not the tears which arthroscopic surgery claimed existed? If so, the answer is MRI of the knee is not as sensitive to "seeing" tears as direct visualization. ...Read more