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Meniscus Tear - Options for Torn Knee Cartilage Treatment
Dec 19, 2014 ... Often referred to as torn cartilage, treatment may require surgery. ... Specific tests can be performed by your doctor to detect meniscus tears.
Treatment Option for Torn Meniscus - Orthopedics - About.com
Dec 19, 2014 ... If there is a chance that the cartilage tear can heal, a meniscus repair is an ... However, some meniscus tears may require surgical treatment.
Hip Labral Tear: Torn Cartilage in the Hip Joint
Dec 16, 2014 ... The labrum is a type of cartilage that surrounds the socket of ... There are two general types of hip labral tears: degenerative tears and traumatic ...
Meniscal Tears and Osteoarthritis - About.com
In older people, meniscal tears can occur after cartilage wears thin and weakens. If the menisci are weakened due to aging, any sort of twisting movement can ...
Difference Between Meniscus Tear and Cartilage Tear - Orthopedics
Dec 16, 2014 ... ... same thing? A meniscus tear refers to a specific type of cartilage injury of the knee. ... Meniscus Tears · Meniscus Tear Treatment · Meniscus ...
Labral Tear - Torn Shoulder Labrum - Orthopedics - About.com
Dec 19, 2014 ... Labral tears can cause pain, instability, and difficulty with activities. ... the shoulder joint has a cuff of cartilage called a labrum that forms a cup ...
Meniscus Injury - Cartilage Tear - Torn Meniscus - 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 - Orthopedics - About.com
The meniscus is a type of cartilage that sits between the thigh bone and shin bone. The meniscus ... Arthroscopic Meniscectomy for Meniscus Tears: Ads. &ensp.
What Is a Meniscus Tear? Causes and Treatment - Sports Medicine
Dec 16, 2014 ... Meniscus Tears often require arthroscopic surgery. Learn about the cause and treatment of a meniscus cartilage.
Osteoarthritis - Wear and Tear of Joint Cartilage - Orthopedics
Dec 15, 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 ...
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