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Medial Meniscus Tear
There is horizontal tear in posterior horn of MEDIAL MENISCUS. Do she need to undergo surgery ? Or it can be cured by any medication or physiotherapy?
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Meniscus has two zones : red and white. Red zone tears can be repaired, and white zone removed. But symptomatic significant tears of the meniscus need surgery by arthroscopy. It is a minimally invasive procedure done fairly commonly nowadays and excellent outcomes. Minor partial thickness tears usually do well with physiotherapy and knee exercises
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Depends on tear  partial  tear can cured by physiotherapy treatment and strength exercises
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you are not justify grade of tear if this is in grade i or ii then it manage by immobilization and physiotherapy along with medication. grade ii depends up on precaution and treatment. if its in grade iii then go for surgery do not wait..
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What is the degree of tear? It can be managed with Physiotherapy.
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Avoid sitting Cross legged. Avoid Squatting- Quadriceps Exercises- Lie straight, make a towel role and put it under the knee, press the keen against the role, hold it for 20 secs. Repeat 20 times twice a day. This will help relieve some pain. Core Strengthening Exercise- Straight Leg Raised With Toes Turned Outward, repeat 10 times, twice a day. Hams Stretching- lie straight, take the leg up, pull the feet towards yourself, with a elastic tube or normal belt. repeat 10 times, twice a day. Sports Taping- stretch the tape from both ends and apply on the affected area Contrast Fomentation (Hot and Cold).
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Meniscus as a rule does not heal but need to know which zone it is Most importantly is it causing any problems if not no surgery
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medication and physio may help a bit
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Physiotherapy can play a great role in this case as it focus on preventing further deterioration of the ligament and strengthening the knee muscles to provide an extra support.
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Immediately visit an experienced physiotherapist near you
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