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What Is A Complex Tear Of The Medial Meniscus
Is a rupture of the posterior root of the medial meniscus with extrusion mean a tear of the medial meniscus? Please help
Full thickness tear of the ACl and "Bucket handell tear of the medial meniscus. Is it possible to not go into operation, and only conservative soluti?
Poss surgery: The bucket handle tear of the meniscus will likely cause you problems — should probably be dealt with via arthroscopic approach. The ACL tear can wait — do PT and make a decision later if you want to have an ACL reconstruction done. Not everyone needs ACL repair — talk to your doctor about the pros and cons. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dear sir, I had "bucket handle tear of the medial meniscus" and I did a surgery week ago. I need to know what exactly the physiotherapy that I have to?
Depends: Depends on what you had done please discuss this with your surgeon. ...Read more
Maybe: A finding of a tear on MRI does not mean you need surgery. The key to determining if you need surgery is reproducible pain that prevents you from performing the activities that you enjoy. Swelling is another factor that would indicate that surgery is necessary. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long does a non displaced hairline tibial plateau fracture take to heal? Along with a slight tear of the medial meniscus?
I had a meniscal repair for a buckethandle tear of the medial meniscus about 4 months ago. My knee is a little swolen and sore after sports. Is it ok?
Depends: Some degree of improving soreness or swelling after repair is normal; I would just make sure your surgeon is aware as it might also be a symptom if the repair has not yet healed. ...Read more
I have a moderate sized knee joint effusion with a root tear of the medial meniscus with mild extrusion...what is the best form of treatment?
Many ways: Twisting when knee flexed @ about 30 degrees, worse if u r struck from the side in this position. Twisting in a deep knee squat, again worse if struck while in this position. Also, twisting while walking on uneven ground. There r more ways but these r common mechanism of injury. ...Read more
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
Does a slight superior medial meniscus root displacement mean that there is a tear at the meniscus? Please explain.
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 more
I had medial meniscus tear repaired 4 1/2 months ago, I still have pain and a knot where the repair was, it is painful to the touch, is this normal?
What does medial meniscus of the posterior root mean when it says extruded an attenuated? Does this suggest a tear? Please explain I need help in pain
Medial meniscus. : The meniscus serves as a cushion within the knee. Your findings may suggest that your meniscus is either worn down (from wear and tear) or torn. Regardless, there does seem to be some pathology there which requires attention. ...Read more
Depends...: Treatment of meniscus tears depend on your age, the type of tear, the amount of pain you are having, if you have any other issues (arthritis, ligament injures). Not all tears require treatment --- only some tears require treatment. Some can be treated observation, rest, activity modification, some tears will feel better with therapy, and others may require surgery. Talk w/ your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer