The two areas at the points (horns) of the meniscus where it is tethered to the underlying tibia bone via a fibrous extension which looks like a root.

meniscal root

meniscus root

Review article of literature relating to meniscal root tears

An interpretation of a 2015 published medical article on meniscal root tears.

eBook - Managing Meniscal Injuries

Downloadable eBook about how meniscus injuries are managed.

eBook - Knee Meniscus Injury

This ebook discusses the various types of meniscus injuries and their consequences

A discussion of the differences between the two menisci in terms of their mobility, and what this means in terms of meniscus injury patterns.

Meniscus from top

Another view of the 'knee cartilages'.