C shaped rubbery disk that cushions the knee in between the thighbone (Femur) and the shinbone (Tibia) Acts as a cusion to when u jump or squatt your tibia and femur are protected
Unable to move knee easily Locking of knee.. Occurs when a piece of the torn meniscus folds and prevents the knee from moving IT becomes easier to tare as you get older because your cartilage begins to wear and lose resilience.
Pivoting in ball and tennis Twisting in hockey, Tennis, and football
1 and 2 are not visible in and arthroscopic exam. 3 is usually when surgery is needed. Minor heals within 2 to 3 weeks. Moderate can cause the immobility of knee and cause it to be stiff. Severe…. of the knee….. Catch, pop or, lock
Longitudinal Bucket Handle Flap Transverse Torn Horn
Some athletes may still be able to play depending on how bad the tear is. Try to avoid painkillers
Transcript of "Rikki's meniscus presentation"
Torn Meniscus By: Rikki Thompson
What is the Meniscus <ul><li>C shaped rubbery disk that cushions the knee