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What Exactly Is A Medial Meniscus Root Displacement
Yes yes: To answer this again yes it is a tear and it can be treated surgically you should really see and discuss this with an orthopedic surgeon fact to face to get this problem delt with best of luck to you. ...Read more
Yes: The root of the meniscus get torn and displace into the joint. ...Read more
I need a question explained is a medial meniscus root displacement considered a tear or not? What kind of physical exam do they do to determine a tear
See below: Hi welcome this sounds like a meniscal injury. It is often called a bucket tear. With med. Meniscal injury you have a positive mcmurray test. You immobilize the knee in flexion and do medial and lateral stresses and check for deformity or pain or a click ery difficult test to perform. ...Read more
Does a slight superior medial meniscus root displacement mean that their is a tear at the meniscus? Please explain.
Probably: Obviously you are referring to an MRI result it the patient is symptomatic by symptoms and exam, they will likely undergo arthroscopic .Evaluation and potential menisectomy as recently as last week i performed an arthroscopy on a patient with firm physical findings but vague MRI findings one must put the whole pic together and do whatever is necessary to get the patient better. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is a displacement of the medial meniscus root a tear? What kind of damage is being done every time the knee clunks?
Something slipping: In the knee there is both a medial meniscus and a lateral meniscus. The meniscus is cartilage and it can tear and it can slip. Slipping can be felt as you suggest but other things can cause a clunk like the patella - the kneecap. Imaging studies can actually show slippage. Does your knee lock. Locking is a common complaint of meniscus tears. To tell if you have damage you need evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What can be done for a slight superior medial meniscus root displacment? Is surgery the only option? Does having a diplacement cause clicking?
Exercise: If you do not have pain & swelling exercises will help. Otherwise surgery. Yes to clicking. ...Read more
Out of place: My guess: displacement means it is pushed/displaced from its original location from some type of injury/trauma i.E a tear. If it is slight and not causing pain, you may not nee to do anything. If it is causing some discomort, motrin/aleve and physical therapy/knee rehab may help. If still persistent, you may need to see an ortho for a possible surgical correction .. Consult your doc... Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The medial meniscus is displaced how can that happen? What are the symptoms of having a meniscus displacement?
Does a medial meniscus displacement mean that there is a derangement at that menicus? How is it fixed the displacement?
Can a medial meniscus displacement get worse if nothing is done? Does swelling cause increased pain? Please help
Yes to both possibly: Meniscal tears can certainly get worse as the tear propagates or continues to catch at the torn edge against the moving surfaces of the femoral and tibial joint surfaces. The swelling is the knees normal response to injury. Swelling causes the pressure sensitive fibers within the joint capsule to send pain signals to your brain. Most, but not all, mensical tears eventually requireintervertebral. ...Read more
What does the medial meniscus displacement look like? I have been trying to find it on the internet without success.
Displacement: The meniscus is a pad between the bones in the knee that keeps the bones from touching, essentially. Yours means that it has moved from its normal position and is probably causing you a lot of pai . You could not tell by looking at it from the outside and sometimes an orthopedic surgeon has to fix this surgically. ...Read more
What causes my knee to throb all the time? Could this be caused by a medial meniscus displacement that i have? Please explain
Does a superior medial meniscus displacement need arthroscopic surgery to fix the problem? Please help and explain.
Displacement of the medial meniscus etiology unclear seen on MRI what am i suppose to do I am having pain medial of the knee ? Know that their problem
Talk with your doc: If I am not mistaken you have been asking much the same question for some time now in short your medial meniscus is probably severely damaged you probably need arthroscopy to remove the damaged portion and hopefully you will do great afterwards proceed good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What does a medial meniscus displacement mean in the knee? I had an MRI and that is what it showed.
Knee Medial Meniscus: This is a painful condition of a ligament that helps stabilize your knee. It signifies a tear or stretching of the ligament, that may be due to arthritis or trauma. Usually, laparoscopic surgery and repair is curative if "watchful waiting" is unsuccessful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mri shows oblique horizontal tear with anterior displacement of of medial meniscus left knee will i need surgery?
Probably: consult with orthopedic surgeon; bad positional tear and if not corrected can cause instability. ...Read more
I have had a MRI of the knee . It showed a displacement of the medial meniscus? Still having painful clicking and catching throbbing all the time?
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