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What is a medial meniscus displacement? What can be done to fix the displacement?

What is a medial meniscus displacement? What can be done to fix the 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 more

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Can a medial meniscus displacement get worse if nothing is done? Does swelling cause increased pain? Please help

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

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Is a displacement of the medial meniscus root a tear? What kind of damage is being done every time the knee clunks?

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 more

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What exactly is a medial meniscus displacement shown on an MRI mean?

Should see ortho: Medial meniscus is a common site of knee injury. Think of it as a shock absorbing cushion inbetween the two long bones of the leg. Depending on extend of damage or displacement treatment involves rest, therapy, or arthroscopic surgery. ...Read more

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What is a medial meniscus root displacement?

What is a medial meniscus root displacement?

Please see the pic: Medial meniscus root displacement? When the meniscus tear happened in the attachment to the knee and get out it is place. It could happened to medial and lateral meniscus. ...Read more

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Is a medial meniscus root displacement a tear or not? Please explain

Is a medial meniscus root displacement a tear or not? Please explain

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

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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