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Meniscus Tear

Meniscus Repair Helps Prevent Arthritis

Kevin R. Stone, M.D. | Posted 06.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Kevin R. Stone, M.D.

Repairing the arthritic cartilage and replacing the missing meniscus can keep you biologic and help you delay or avoid an artificial knee replacement. In our view, biology trumps bionics any day of the week.

Placebo Surgery: More Effective Than You Think?

David H. Newman, M.D. | Posted 03.09.2014 | Healthy Living
David H. Newman, M.D.

To be sure, many conditions require surgery, and surgical procedures have contributed to important increases in longevity and quality of life in industrialized settings. But the few sham surgery trials that have been done have likely uncovered the tip of the iceberg.

How to Protect Your Knee to Help Avoid Cartilage Loss and Meniscal Tears

Michael Zazzali | Posted 10.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Michael Zazzali

Meniscal tears can occur from pivoting/cutting over a fixed foot during an athletic event such as soccer or rugby or from trauma such as landing on a flexed or bent knee.

Meniscus Tear: Blake Griffin's Olympics-Ending Injury Explained

Posted 07.13.2012 | Healthy Living

Blake Griffin, the Los Angeles Clippers' star forward who was chosen for Team USA , will no longer compete in the Olympics because of a knee injury kn...

Jeremy Lin Out For At Least Six Weeks

AP | BRIAN MAHONEY | Posted 05.31.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — Say so long to Linsanity. Jeremy Lin will miss the rest of the regular season because he needs knee surgery that will...