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Why would I have 3 meniscus injuries in less than 3 yrs?
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Dr. Thomas Deberardino
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Knee instability
You need to be evaluated by an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in ports medicine and knee injuries.
Your meniscal injuries could very well be the clinical symptom of underlying ligamentous injury that allows your knee to move with abnormal kinematics injuring the meniscus via rotatory instability. If it is the medial (inside) meniscus, varus deformity and medial collapse may also be responsible.

In brief: Knee instability
You need to be evaluated by an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in ports medicine and knee injuries.
Your meniscal injuries could very well be the clinical symptom of underlying ligamentous injury that allows your knee to move with abnormal kinematics injuring the meniscus via rotatory instability. If it is the medial (inside) meniscus, varus deformity and medial collapse may also be responsible.
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
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Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
Orthopedic Surgery
In brief: Hard to say.
It would be very unusual if it were the same meniscus all three times.
If it is three different menisci, then you're probably a victim of bad luck, or there could be something underlying that caused it.

In brief: Hard to say.
It would be very unusual if it were the same meniscus all three times.
If it is three different menisci, then you're probably a victim of bad luck, or there could be something underlying that caused it.
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
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