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What Is A Displace Meniscus Does Clicking Of The Kneecap Cause The Displacement
Where is the medial mensical root in the knee? What is the purpose of a j brace? Does popping of the knee joint mean that the meniscus is torn?
I have chronic clicking and clunking of the knee joint. What coul be the problem? What is the difference of a displacement of the root or meniscus?
Could be arthritis: The clicking and clunking can be arthritis or a cartilage tear. The meniscus is a piece of cartilage that acts like a shock on a car. It goes in between the two bones. But like shocks on a car, it can wear out and tear. The second part of your question is the same thing. They are describing the part of the meniscus -- i.e. The root of the meniscus -- which is where it attaches to. ...Read more
Does a displacement of the meniscus root mean that it is torn? Can the anterior cruciate ligament tear from twisting your knee while standing?
The medial meniscus is displaced how can that happen? What are the symptoms of having a meniscus displacement?
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
Not disc related: TMJ dislocation, also known as "open lock," describes a condition in which the patient cannot close his/her mouth after wide opening. This condition is not related directly or indirectly to anterior displacement of the disc. Dislocations develop most often in patients who have a history of chronic hypermobility. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does a displcement of the meniscal root mean that there is a tear? Where is the articular cartilage in the knee? What is the purpose of having that?
Meniscus - surgery: You are quoting detailed anatomy inside the knee, likely from an MRI report. It describes a tear in the meniscus cartilage, which lines the inside of the knee so bones can glide against each other smoothly. This usually needs surgery to correct, but the surgery can be done through a tiny incision with a scope. Find more info @ http://orthoinfo.Aaos.Org/topic.Cfm?Topic=a00358. ...Read more
How is a displaced meniscus tear from its attachment of the rim of the knee structure fixed? Please explain or can it be fixed?
Does displacement meniscus cause painful clicking , grinding and clicking of the knee joint mostly medial? Can a tear happen in the back of the knee?
Is a displacement of the meniscus root a tear of the meniscus? Please explain that is what the MRI showed been having medial pain and swelling
See below": The anterior and posterior meniscal roots are the sites where the knee meniscus attaches to the central tibial plateau. These often require surgery. Please consult your orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more
Is a displaced meniscus root a diagnosis on a mri? Does this mean tearing of the root? How can it get displaced? Does it cause catching of the knee ?
Meniscal root tear: The root is the attachment point of the meniscus on the tibia or shin bone. A meniscal root tear is something that should be treated surgically as it will not heal on its own. I would recommend seeing a orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine for a consultation. ...Read more
What are the symptoms of a meniscus tear? What does it mean when a MRI says a displacement at the meniscus root? Does that cause a knee to lock?
Giving way: Meniscal tears usually cause mechanical instability. The primary symptom is buckling or giving out. A displaced meniscus can cause the knee to lock. The meniscal root is where it attaches either in the front or back of the knee. Depending on your age it can be repaired or removed but is almost always a surgical treatment. See a good orthopedic surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does a medial meniscus displacement mean that there is a derangement at that menicus? How is it fixed the displacement?
What causes a knee joint to lock up? Is a displacement ot the mensicus root considered a tear? What is medium size joint effusion mean?
A meniscus tear: The most common cause of a locked knee is a large meniscus tear. When this happens, a portion of the meniscus gets stuck in a bad spot. This doesn't allow the knee to move freely, causing it to lock. Displacement of the meniscus root is a certain kind of tear. Sometimes, it can be repaired which can be hard. See an experienced surgeon. An effusion is fluid in the knee, likely from the tear. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What are the symptoms of a displaced meniscus? Is a displacement the same as a medial extrusion? Please explain
Meniscal tears: A displaced meniscus tear can cause clicking, catching, and locking. A displaced tear may be displaced into the center of the joint which will be more symptomatic. An extruded meniscus is displaced out of the joint and itself does not cause pain but the joint space narrowing can cause pain. Removal or meniscectomy of an extruded meniscus usually does not relieve pain. ...Read more
Orthopedic question: what are the symptoms of a meniscus tear? What does medial tibofemoral joint line tenderness mean? Where is the peripatellar?
What does this mean there is a small area of scalloping of the cartilage at the medial patellar articular facet mean?
What are the symptoms of a grind test? Having a menisal roo displacement mean that the meniscus is torn?
Usually: The "grind" is a test typically with the patient laying on their belly and knee bent and the doctor presses down on the foot while grinding the knee. It is a simple aid and is not an absolute diagnosis. Occasionally a cartilage can roll but typically a displacement is from a tear. ...Read more
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