There are two menisci in the knee; one on the inside and one on the outside of the knee. They work primarily as shock absorbers and stabilizers of the joint along with providing necessary nourishment to surrounding structures
The most common symptoms associated with meniscal Injuries include:
The most common causes of meniscal Injuries include:
Braces are recommended to facilitate the recovery process. They provide stability by decreasing
those motions that cause increased pain including side-to-side motions and twisting motions. When wearing a brace, patients return to their daily activities quicker and with less risk of re-injury.
Custom and over-the-counter braces can assist in reducing the pain caused by meniscal tears.