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Main Forums Body Forum Knee & Lower Leg Medial Meniscus Tear

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    Started by Jay Kimmel

    Medial Meniscus TearsThe meniscus consists of two wedge-shaped pieces of cartilage that sit between the two major bones of the knee joint: the femur (thigh bone) and the tibia (shinbone). The meniscus serves as a shock absorber and provides stability to the knee. The medial meniscus is located on the medial or inner part of the knee.

    There are six different types of meniscus tears:

    • Radial
    • Longitudinal (vertical)
    • Horizontal
    • Parrot beak
    • Bucket handle
    • Flap

    The most common tears are radial, bucket-handle, and flap tears. Meniscus tears range from small tears to larger ones.

    Learn more about Medial Meniscus Tears.

    Have you had or are you currently experiencing Medial Meniscus Tears? Tell the community about what has or has not worked for you below.

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