A multi-page Primer

This Primer considers the types of injury that can occur to the shock-absorbing knee meniscus, and also the longer-term outlook of people with an incompetent meniscus.

The consequences of some meniscus tears can be far-reaching. A patient with a meniscus tear will be pre-occupied with the immediate discomfort, but the reality is that when the meniscus is incompetent or has been removed, there is no shock absorption to protect the joint from developing arthritis .


meniscus ultimately protects the fragile joint cartilage surfaces of the joint from damage.

Knee meniscus ('knee cartilage') injury & surgical options: Understand what your surgeon is talking about

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