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Meniscus Tear - Options for Torn Knee Cartilage Treatment
A meniscus tear is an injury that can cause pain in the knee joint. Often referred to as torn cartilage, treatment may require surgery.
Difference Between Meniscus Tear and Cartilage Tear
Jun 6, 2014 ... There is often confusion about whether or not there is a difference between a meniscus tear and a cartilage tear. Many patients will use these ...
Meniscus Injury - Cartilage Tear - Torn Meniscus - About Orthopedics
A meniscus injury, also called a cartilage tear, is a common knee problem. Find information about menisucs injuries and cartilage tears, and possible treatment ...
Meniscus Tear Treatment - About Orthopedics
May 16, 2014 ... What is a Torn Meniscus?: A meniscus tear is an injury to the shock absorber of the knee joint. Two types of cartilage are in the knee.
Treatment Option for Torn Meniscus - About Orthopedics
Your surgeon may offer a meniscus repair as a possible treatment option for damaged or torn cartilage. Years ago, if a patient had torn cartilage, and surgery  ...
Osteoarthritis - Wear and Tear of Joint Cartilage - About Orthopedics
Jul 16, 2014 ... Osteoarthritis is a common type of arthritis, a condition of destruction of the cartilage surfaces in a joint. Once thought to be due to wear and tear ...
Hip Labral Tear: Torn Cartilage in the Hip Joint - About Orthopedics
The hip joint is a ball-and-socket joint that is surrounded by a ring of cartilage called the hip labrum. Injuries to the joint can result in a hip labral tear.
Labral Tear - Torn Shoulder Labrum - About Orthopedics
Labral tears can cause pain, instability, and difficulty with activities. ... This cuff of cartilage makes the shoulder joint much more stable, and allows for a very wide ...
Cartilage Injuries and Disorders - Pediatrics - About.com
Nov 5, 2013 ... Cartilage injuries and disorders can include chondromalacia, which can cause a dull pain around the kneecap that is worse when walking up ...
Treatment Options for Cartilage Defects of the Knee
Jun 16, 2014 ... Treatment options for a cartilage defect include microfracture, cartilage transfer ... seen is association with ligament injuries, such as ACL tears.
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