Surgery to remove of all or part of a torn meniscus in both medial and lateral compartments

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What is a Surgery to Remove All or Part of a Torn Meniscus in Both Medial and Lateral Compartments?

A Surgery to Remove All or Part of a Torn Meniscus in both Medial and Lateral Compartments is a procedure performed by a surgeon to remove pieces of a torn meniscus in the knee joint, which are made of cartilage and separate leg bones.

Why Would I Get a Surgery to Remove All or Part of a Torn Meniscus in Both Medial and Lateral Compartments?

A Surgery to Remove All or Part of a Torn Meniscus in Both Medial and Lateral Compartments is performed when the individual is experiencing knee pain and swelling, or concerns that the tear may be getting worse and needs to be removed.

What Happens During a Surgery to Remove All or Part of a Torn Meniscus in Both Medial and Lateral Compartments?

During the Surgery to Remove All or Part of a Torn Meniscus in Both Medial and Lateral Compartments, the patient will receive anesthesia and the surgical team will make one or multiple small incisions around the knee depending on the location of the tear. Using specialized tools, the surgeon will carefully remove the damaged portions of the meniscus until the surrounding tissue is healthy and free from injury.

What to Expect After a Surgery to Remove All or Part of a Torn Meniscus in Both Medial and Lateral Compartments?

After a Surgery to Remove All or Part of a Torn Meniscus in Both Medial and Lateral Compartments, patients will usually be required to wear a knee brace and use crutches in order to minimize strain on the joint and encourage healing. Physical therapy is typically recommended to help with regaining strength in the joint and muscles.

Conclusion

A Surgery to Remove All or Part of a Torn Meniscus in Both Medial and Lateral Compartments is a procedure performed by a surgeon to remove pieces of a torn meniscus, which is located in the knee joint. If an individual is experiencing knee pain and swelling, or concerns that the tear may be getting worse, this surgery may be recommended by a medical doctor. During the procedure, the surgical team will make one or multiple small incisions and use specialized tools to carefully remove the damaged portions of the meniscus. After the surgery, the patient will typically be required to wear a knee brace

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