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Insight from an Expert Bay Area Meniscus Tear Treatment Specialist

The meniscus, which acts as the knee’s shock absorber, consists of two pieces of cartilage between the thigh and shin bones. Meniscus tears most commonly occur in sports environments when an athlete moves or twists in an unsafe manner. A meniscus tear treatment specialist can identify the type of tear and may recommend a couple different methods for recovery. Continue Reading »