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

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Dr. Kenneth Tepper
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Surgery

Unless the tear is very small, the meniscus often does not heal.
Surgical repair or removal may be required.

In brief: Surgery

Unless the tear is very small, the meniscus often does not heal.
Surgical repair or removal may be required.
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
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Dr. Colin Kerr
Family Medicine

In brief: Medial meniscus

Tears (displacement) of the medial meniscus generally do not have to be repaired.
If you simply wait (assuming you are not a high-performance athlete), your body will heal it. Healing occurs by slow dissolution of the displaced (now useless) cartilage. All that surgery does is to remove this cartilage fast.

In brief: Medial meniscus

Tears (displacement) of the medial meniscus generally do not have to be repaired.
If you simply wait (assuming you are not a high-performance athlete), your body will heal it. Healing occurs by slow dissolution of the displaced (now useless) cartilage. All that surgery does is to remove this cartilage fast.
Dr. Colin Kerr
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