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Medial Meniscus Displacement
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
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
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
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 medial meniscus displacement mean that there is a derangement at that menicus? How is it fixed the displacement?
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
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