Torn Meniscus

What is a Torn Meniscus?

Menisci are C-shaped pieces of cartilage that provide a cushion between your shinbone and your thighbone.A torn meniscus is one of the most common knee injuries. Activities that cause you to forcefully twist or rotate your knee, especially when putting the pressure of your full weight on it, can lead to a torn meniscus.

Torn Meniscus

What are the Symptoms of Torn Meniscus?

Common symptoms of torn meniscus include:

  • Pain, swelling, and stiffness.
  • Difficulty extending your knee fully
  • A popping sensation
  • Pain when twisting or rotating your knee
  • Feeling a block to your knee’s movement, as if it were locked in place

 

What are the Treatments for Torn Meniscus

Our orthopedic doctors will use the best treatment to relieve your pain — so you can stop hurting and get back to your normal lifestyle.

Treatments for torn meniscus available at Interventional Pain Management Center are:

Surgery

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