A torn meniscus root results in bone-on-bone contact within the knee and a fairly rapid descent to osteoarthritis. Photo: Shutterstock

Knee pain relief: how to treat an often misdiagnosed injury – a torn medial meniscus root

  • A root tear of the meniscus can be devastating and by the time of a proper diagnosis, it is often too late for repair surgery
  • To avoid a misdiagnosis – all too common – an MRI should be sought straight away if a popping sensation in the knee is present, suggests one specialist
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A torn meniscus root results in bone-on-bone contact within the knee and a fairly rapid descent to osteoarthritis. Photo: Shutterstock
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