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Meniscus Knee Injuries
Yes, possibly: Not all meniscus tears are the same, and asymptomatic tears do not require surgery. If a tear continues to be bothersome, blocks motion or significantly inhibits normal activities of daily living despite an adequate course of nonoperative management (rest, ice, elevation, and a graduated physical therapy program), then arthroscopy to repair or debride the tear becomes warranted. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
A knee injury is a condition in which a person has a bruise, sprain, cut, or fracture in his knee. Fractures can be just cracks in a bone, or they can be displaced fractures, with the broken pieces out of place. Bruises appear with swelling, pain, and redness. Sprains occur in a joint that has been moved too ...Read more
My grondmother is 62 years old.She got meniscus of the knee injury.She don't wanna operation.Something another advice? Thanks.She going to get massage
Meniscus injury: A meniscus tear can be painful and debilitating. Unfortunately, it's quite common. Treatment for M Tear depends on the size and location of the tear.Age,activity level and related injuries The outer portion of the meniscus "red Zone" heals well, but if the tear is in the White zone which is the inner 2/3 of the meniscus , it does not have good blood suppy an is harder to heal ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had meniscus surgery 7 months ago. Yesterday I felt sideways and hurt that knee, is really swollen, hurts in the side Did I injury meniscus?
Wait and see : ice elevate modify activities for a period of time such as two weeks. If pain persists especially pain with twisting or deep squat then seek evaluation. Sometimes with a fall or direct blow a bone bruise can develop and can cause short lived symptoms that would improve with time and conservative care. ...Read more
14 year old sister wants to bronc ride but has former knee problems such as plica in the meniscus i'm concerned that she may aggravate this injury ?
Should I still consult a specialist after all my symptoms of knee pain are gone? I am worried about meniscus injury. Heard that they can be painless.
SURE CAN!: Wait, i can't unless i see the actual films. ...Read more
I twisted my right knee and ankle on 7/26/12. I had an MRI on 4/29/13, after the birth of my son. The MRI showed an injury to meniscus. Why is the pain worsening after physicaltherapy? What should I do next?
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