What pain is due to meniscus injury?

Meniscus. You can have pain with walking, twisting, or squatting. In addition there may be swelling, locking, or popping of the knee.
Pressure. Pain associated with meniscus injury is most commonly a firm hard pressure along the joint line of the knee, often in the back of the knee. This pain is more pronounced with bending of the knee beyond a certain point if the tear is in the back of the knee. The pain is more pronounced with straightening of the if the tear is in the front of the knee. Twisting can also reproduce this pain.

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Home exercises gor meniscus injury?

Mo. Meniscal damage is an internal injury & poses a mechanical problem. 2 b sure it meniscal c ur orthopedic surgeon & b evaluated. No exercise can help it. Read more...

Meniscus injury == what's prognosis?

Depends. A large portion of the meniscus has vitrually no blood supply and limited ability to heal. If surgery is required, your prognosis would depend on how much meniscus is removed (if not repairable), location, quality of remaining meniscus, condition of the cartilage covering the bone in the knee, age, and activity level. Read more...

What is the definition or description of: meniscus injury?

Torn knee cartilage. You don't have to be a football hero to get a torn meniscus in your knee. The menisci are the rubbery semi-circular cartilage structures that cushion your knee. They can be torn and can cause swelling, pain, catching or even locking in the knee. Large tears can sometimes be repaired, but the majority of tears are treated arthroscopically with trimming the torn portion away. Read more...
Cartilage injury. The menisci (plural of meniscus) are 2 crescent, wedge shaped pieces of cartilage that are situated between the thigh bone (femur), and the leg bone (tibia) at the knee. One can imagine what can happen to these menisci when these 2 bones "jam" and twist against each other. The menisci can tear at various shapes and places, or "shear off" the knee attachment (capsule). This is a meniscal injury. Read more...
Cushion tear. The meniscus is a half moon shaped rubbery tissue that serves as a cushion and matches the shape of the femur and tibia bone. If it tears it can be painful or lock your knee. Read more...

Medial meniscus injury is where?

Inside of knee. The meniscus is crescent-moon shaped cartilage that acts as a shock absorber in your knee. Each knee has a lateral or outside meniscus and a medial or inside meniscus. Read more...

How serious does a meniscus injury have to be before I would have to stop running?

Too much pain. If you can run and do your thing, then you dont knee it fixed. If it hurts all the time and stops you from your activities or impairs your function then get it fixed. Read more...