Meniscus tears are so common. But they aren't always a cause of pain. Wait, what? Bear with me. Many of you have a meniscus tear and
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Parameniscal cysts are a very common finding on a knee MRI. The word parameniscal means "next to the meniscus". A cyst is simply a fluid-filled space or sack.
Runners often develop knee pain. Some make the mistake of rushing for an MRI of the knee too soon. If given enough time, cross-training,
Meniscus tears or injuries are very common. Because of the significant amount of turning and pivoting with golf, the meniscus is under a lot of stress.
A bucket handle meniscus tear is a unique type of meniscus tear. Bucket handle meniscus tears are more common in younger athletes. They can occur
Meniscus tears are a very common injury. Since many people over 50 will have one and many more over 70 will have one it is normal to wonder if a meniscus tear
Meniscus tears in children are relatively common due to sports. Many of those meniscus tears will heal spontaneously over 4-6 weeks after the injury. Certain
Derrick Rose is out again. This time he has torn a meniscus in his knee. The meniscus is the primary shock absorber in our knee. The meniscus plays a
Meniscus tears are very common. Surgery to remove the torn part of the meniscus is also very common. Unfortunately, many people who have torn their meniscus,
Degenerative meniscus tears are very common. Many adults over 55 have one and will not know it. Surgery for degenerative meniscus tears is rarely
A recent article in the New England Journal of Medicine has attracted a lot of attention... and it should. The article focused on a group of patients with
Meniscus tears occur frequently. Some meniscus tears are age-appropriate. Some are due to trauma or injury. The most common location for a meniscus