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What are ways to tear your meniscus?

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Dr. David Bennett
Emergency Medicine
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In brief: Rotational force on

Most tears of the meniscus occur from a rotational force on the knee joint.
Surprisingly, this force does not need to be that great to cause a tear of the meniscus. Perfect example is sitting cross legged(indian style), is enough force to tear it.

In brief: Rotational force on

Most tears of the meniscus occur from a rotational force on the knee joint.
Surprisingly, this force does not need to be that great to cause a tear of the meniscus. Perfect example is sitting cross legged(indian style), is enough force to tear it.
Dr. David Bennett
Dr. David Bennett
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Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Twisting.

A twisting or pivoting injury to your knee could tear the meniscus.

In brief: Twisting.

A twisting or pivoting injury to your knee could tear the meniscus.
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
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