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Meniscus Tear

MENISCUS TEAR

The meniscus is a C-shaped cartilage disc that cushions your knee. Each knee has 2 meniscuses, one on the inner side and one the outer side.

The most common causes of a meniscus tear are:

  • Sporting injuries
  • Blunt trauma to the knee
  • Normal wear and tear of the knee joint leading to a tear of the meniscus

Treatment options:

  • Physical therapy
  • Injections
  • Stem-cell therapy
  • Meniscus surgery
  • Meniscal transplant surgery

 

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