Health and Wellness

Another Twist on Meniscus tears

Posted by Anup Shah, M.D. on Jun 29, 2016 10:30:00 AM

The meniscus is a thin, fibrous cartilage that exists within your knee to help cushion it from injury and assist with stability. As you get older, the meniscus can wear and break down, making tears a more common occurrence. If you think you’ve torn your meniscus, see a physician, but it’s also good to know what potentially caused the tear and familiarize yourself with recovery options. 

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Topics: meniscus, knee pain, knee injury, torn meniscus

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