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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 - Orthopedics
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 words ...
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Treatment Option for Torn Meniscus - Orthopedics - About.com
A meniscus repair is a surgical procedure performed on the torn knee cartilage. If there is a chance that the cartilage tear can heal, a meniscus repair is an ...
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Meniscus Tear Treatment - Orthopedics - About.com
A meniscus tear is an injury to the shock absorber of the knee joint. Two types of cartilage are in the knee. The meniscus is a type of cartilage that sits between ...
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Meniscus Injury - Cartilage Tear - Torn Meniscus - Orthopedics
Find information about meniscus injuries, also called cartilage tears. A torn meniscus is an injury to the cartilage of the knee. Learn about this condition and ...
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What Is a Meniscus Tear? Causes and Treatment - Sports Medicine
Meniscus Tears often require arthroscopic surgery. Learn about the cause and treatment of a meniscus cartilage.
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Information About Meniscus Transplant Surgery - Orthopedics
Meniscus transplantation, or placing cartilage from a cadaver donor into a patient , has become a possible treatment for patients with a specific pattern of knee ...
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Meniscal Tears and Osteoarthritis - About.com
Between the femoral and tibial components of the knee, there are two wedge- shaped pieces of cartilage -- each one is called a meniscus. Each tough and ...
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How Does a Meniscus Tear Heal? - Orthopedics - About.com
A meniscus tear is a common knee injury. Some meniscus tears cause pain, other do not. Some meniscus tear require surgery, others heal on their own.
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Arthroscopic Surgery for Meniscus Tear - Sports Medicine - About.com
Arthroscopic surgery is the standard outpatient treatment to repair a meniscus tear. Meniscus tears typically occur in sports that require fast starts, stops, cuts and ...
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