Meniscus tears refer to a tear in the shock-absorbing cartilage (meniscus) of the knee.
Tear - meniscus; Knee injury - meniscus; Knee cartilage tear
The meniscus is a C-shaped piece of cartilage located in the knee. Cartilage is found in certain joints and forms a buffer between the bones to protect the joint. The meniscus serves as a shock-absorption system, assists in lubricating the knee joint, and limits the ability to flex and...Read more
Osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee can cause lots of pain and disability. Most patients with OA of the knee get magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans... Read more »
If you are a sports fan, you have probably heard of an athlete who has torn the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). Maybe you've had the same injury.... Read more »
There's been a rash of recent cases of osteonecrosis associated with medial meniscus degeneration. More than 35 cases have been reported recently.... Read more »