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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.
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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.
http://orthopedics.about.com/od/meniscuscartilageinjury/p/treatments.htm
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  ...
http://orthopedics.about.com/cs/meniscusinjuries1/a/meniscusrepair.htm
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 ...
http://orthopedics.about.com/cs/arthritis/a/arthritis.htm
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.
http://orthopedics.about.com/od/hipinjuries/qt/labrum.htm
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 ...
http://orthopedics.about.com/od/shoulderelbow/a/labrum.htm
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 ...
http://pediatrics.about.com/cs/conditions/a/knee_problems_3.htm
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.
http://orthopedics.about.com/od/hipknee/a/ocd.htm
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