Is surgery necessary when a MRI says that you have a medial meniscus displacement?

Yes. This some kind of tear have to be taken care off.
Yes. Presuming that you have pain, which would have prompted the mri, then you should have surgery, it won't repair itself. The surgery is easy, done laproscopically, which means minimally invasive and quick healing..

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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...

Mri shows oblique tearof the medial meniscus body which reaches the free edge...does this mean surgery for me? Is this a big tear?

Surgery an option . Debridement or limited partial removal of a torn meniscus is one of the most common Orthopaedic procedures performed. Not all meniscal tears, however, require surgery. Pain and mechanical symptoms thought due to the tear that persists for 6-12+ weeks despite adequate and appropriate nonoperative treatment (rest, ice, ace wrap, NSAIDs and therapy) makes a strong case for arthroscopic intervention. . Read more...

In MRI report, they told me lateral and medial meniscus tear. Can I get it corrected by excercise/medicine etc? How to confirm if I need surgery?

See ORS. A meniscus tear may feel better w/nsaids and pt but the meniscus will not heal w/this treatment.Turning, twisting and squatting activities may further tear the meniscus.They generally cause pain, sometimes popping or'catching' and swelling.See your ors.The tx. Of choice is arthroscopy w/meniscus repair vs. Resection. Read more...

What causes a medial meniscus to be displaced? I had plica removed medial. Could that be the cause. This was seen on a MRI 4 months after surgery

The meniscus can. Be displaced if it is torn. A plica has nothing to do with the meniscus. A displaced meniscus or tear can be quite painful as it slips in and out of the knee joint with flexion and extension. You will also feel catching, locking and giving out. Your knee can also have an effusion or swelling. Read more...

Had a MRI what showed horizontal intrameniscal signal changes in anterior horn of the medial meniscus, will this heal on it own or is surgery nedded?

Symptomatic? take care attributing pain symptoms to this finding , surgery is best directed to symptoms not findings , not all findings are symptomatic what are your symptoms? These findings are not an absolute indication for surgery in my opinion hope that helps. Read more...