Meniscus Transplant For Knee Pain after Meniscus Surgery

Meniscus transplant or replacement surgery is considered for patients with persistent knee pain, and swelling which occured after previous surgery to remove a torn meniscus.  The meniscus is very important to preserve cushioning within the … continue reading

Can I make a meniscus tear worse if I run on it?

Runners often develop knee pain.  If given enough time, or perhaps cross training and physical therapy that pain will often subside.  When a runner sees an Orthopedic Surgeon they may be referred for an MRI.  … continue reading

Bucket Handle Meniscus Tear

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 in older adult athletes too, but most bucket handle meniscus … continue reading

Meniscus Tears in Children

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 meniscus tears in children will require surgery. The meniscus is … continue reading

Can Stem Cells Treat Meniscus Tears?

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, or who have the torn piece removed will go … continue reading