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The future of meniscus repair via implants.

The meniscus is a crescent-shaped fibrolagenous piece of cartilage situated between the femur, which is the thigh bone, and the tibia, your leg bone. Both the medial (inner) and lateral (outer) menisci help prevent bone-on-bone friction in the knee. 73 more words

Physical Therapy

Lord Neptune Gives Needed Appalachian Trail Hiking Perspective

Hiking with THIS KNEE?

Life always gives us what is most appropriate for our soul!  That’s what the sign says–read it and weep or celebrate.  Depends on your attitude. 1,000 more words

Appalachian Trail

Meniscal Transplants in Young Patients: Great While They Last

Meniscal transplantation is often recommended after total meniscectomy for patients younger than 50  who remain symptomatic and show articular cartilage deterioration. But for how long are these transplants effective? 243 more words

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Good Grip Is Key to All-Inside Meniscal Repair

Many meniscus-preserving arthroscopic treatments for meniscus tears have evolved in recent years, including all-inside repairs. Advantages of all-inside techniques include shorter surgical times and reduced risk of damage to neurovascular tissues.  273 more words

Need To Know

Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Injury

Full, detailed information will be available on all injuries by the end of training camps in mid-August. Check back soon!

Legs And Feet

Meniscus Tear (Knee)

Full, detailed information will be available on all injuries by the end of training camps in mid-August. Check back soon!

Legs And Feet

“Due to the shape of the condyles and the menisci, and the location of ligaments of and muscles acting on the knee, the joint rotation axis is located medially in the knee joint. 89 more words