Meniscus Care

Each knee has two, C-shaped, tough and rubbery discs of collagen between the shinbone (tibia) and the thighbone (femur). They act as shock absorbers to help cushion the joint and keep it stable. These are your menisci (plural of meniscus). A torn meniscus can cause pain, swelling, a wobbly feeling, and will prevent your knee from working correctly.

What causes a Meniscal Tear?

Symptoms of a Meniscal Tear

Diagnosing a Meniscal Tear

Treatment for Meniscal Tears

Non-Surgical Regimen

Surgical Treatment

Rehab and Recovery

If you would like to schedule a consultation with an orthopaedic specialist about your knee pain, please call OSC at 757-596-1900.

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