Perspective - Journal of Orthopaedics and Trauma ( 2022) Volume 12, Issue 3

Torn Meniscus, symptoms and its causes

Jupa Wan*
Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan
*Corresponding Author:
Jupa Wan, Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan, Email:

Received: 02-Mar-2022, Manuscript No. APJOT-22-61243; Editor assigned: 04-Mar-2022, Pre QC No. APJOT-22-61243 (PQ); Reviewed: 18-Mar-2022, QC No. APJOT-22-61243; Revised: 23-Mar-2022, Manuscript No. APJOT-22-61243 (R); Published: 30-Mar-2022, DOI: 10.4303/jot/236097


Meniscus tears are an extremely normal knee injury, particularly among those who does a lot of sport or any other physical activity. Abrupt contorting developments like turning to get a ball - can tear the ligament. Individuals with joint inflammation in their knees are likewise more inclined to meniscus tears. Athletes who play physical games like football and hockey are inclined to meniscus tears. However, you can likewise get this injury when you stoop, squat, or lift something weighty. The gamble of injury increments as you progress in years, when bones and tissues around the knee start to wear out. On the off chance that you tear your meniscus, your leg could expand and feel firm. You could feel torment while bending your knee, or not be able to fix your leg completely.


The symptoms of a meniscus tear are some of the following: You can feel a lot of pain in the knee, observe swelling. A torn meniscus frequently can be recognized during an actual test. Your PCP could move your knee and leg into various positions, watch you walk, and request that you squat to assist with pinpointing the reason for your signs and side effects. X-rays on the grounds that a torn meniscus is made of ligament, it won’t appear on X-rays. Yet, X-rays can assist preclude different issues with the knee that cause comparative side effects. X-ray utilizes a solid attractive field to deliver definite pictures of both hard and delicate tissues inside your knee. It’s the best imaging study to identify a torn meniscus. Treatment for meniscal tears relies upon the size and area of the tear. Different elements which impact treatment incorporate age, action level and related wounds. The external piece of the meniscus, frequently alluded to as the “red zone” has a decent blood supply and once in a while mend all alone in the event that the tear is little. Interestingly, the internal 66% of the meniscus, known as the “white zone,” doesn’t have a decent blood supply. Tears in this locale won’t mend all alone as this area needs veins to acquire recuperating supplements. Meniscus tears are hard to forestall since they’re normally the consequence of a mishap. In any case, a few precautionary measures could bring down the dangers of a knee injury. You ought to: Keep your thigh muscles solid with customary activities. Warm up with light exercises prior to partaking. Give your body time to rest between exercises. Exhausted muscles can expand your gamble of injury. Ensure your shoes have sufficient help and fit accurately. Keep up with adaptability. Never suddenly increment the force of your exercise. Make changes gradually.


Assuming that your knee stays excruciating notwithstanding rehabilitative treatment or on the other hand in the event that your knee locks, your PCP could suggest a medical procedure. On the off chance that the tear can’t be fixed, the meniscus may be carefully managed, potentially through minuscule entry points utilizing an arthroscope. After medical procedure, you should do activities to increment and keep up with knee strength and security. Assuming you have progressed, degenerative joint inflammation, your primary care physician could suggest a knee substitution. For more youthful individuals who have signs and side effects after a medical procedure yet no high level joint pain, a meniscus relocate may be suitable. The medical procedure includes relocating a meniscus from a body.

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