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Intense Pain In Knee Meniscus Tear
In the knee joint there are two types of cartilage, articular cartilage and meniscal cartilage. The meniscus is a triangular shaped piece of fibro-cartilage that sits between the femur and tibia. The meniscus can tear as a result of injury or secondary degenerative changes that occur over time. Because the meniscus cartilage dies not have it's own blood supply, tears often ...Read more
Knee pain: The mcmurray's test should be performed to test for a meniscal tear; this involved hyperflexing the knee and gently internally and externally rotating the knee; this may elicit a click and/or pain from the patient. Understand, too, that a positive mcmurray can be in the setting of a normal meniscus if there is inflamed synovium and/or articular cartilage wear. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I left medicine collazen, codiene , camzak after 8 months after knee meniscus tear i m better n started glycosamine n chronditin onmy own is it ok?
I had a meniscectomy a year ago for a painful right knee meniscus tear. My knee still hurts and pops. Do i need to have a revision? I had to pay cash.
Depends on dx.: Whether you have to have your knee 're- scoped' depends on your present diagnosis . If you have retorn your meniscus then probably yes. If your knee is hurting because of concomitant knee pathology ( associated arthritic changes) then possibly not... Other treatments may be helpful. Get a precise diagnosis from your surgeon and realistic expectations of prognosis . Best of luck! ...Read more
I am suffering from knee pain diagonised with medial meniscus tear...Can i heal it without any surgery...Should i wear a brace?
Rarely: The meniscus of the knee has for 90%+ no circulation and because of it little potential to heal. Unless the tear is small and very peripheral (where circulation is best) it will not heal on its own. Surgery is advised for tears that are causing locking of the knee. Your symptoms have to correlate with the MRI findings to recommend surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have meniscus tear in my left knee, I am 5.4" and weigh 70 kg, i want to lose some weight what are my knee pain free exercise options?
Is it possible that i can have a torn meniscus and or ligament tear even though the MRI came back clean? I am constantly have knee pain and buckling
18 yr old girl. Have knee pain for alil over 2 yrs. It catches and I have to pop it. Could I have a meniscus tear if there's no swelling? What to do?
Meniscus pathology: The fact that your knee is popping and you have been in pain for two years certainly speaks for a meniscus problem. Sedan orthopod for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
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