Regenexx treatment for Knee Meniscus tears

[fusion_text] The meniscus is a layer of tissue in the knee that absorbs the pressure and weight of the body during movement. This tissue protects the knee joint from excess wear and tear. Tears of the meniscus can acutely occur with twisting motion of the knee....

The Danger of Meniscus surgery in someone with Knee Arthritis

It’s well established that arthroscopic surgery that removes meniscus tissue in someone with pre-existing knee arthritis is not better than physical therapy alone, and has the potential to accelerate the arthritic process.  It’s the reason why that surgery...

Can stem cell treatment after knee meniscus surgery help?

Cutting out the meniscus from your knee is one of the most common orthopedic surgeries for knee pain. It has been exhaustively shown multiple times in clinical studies over the last years that removing your meniscus may not be better than nonsurgical treatment...

Knee surgery for meniscus tear?

NT is a 43 year old woman with pain along the inside portion of her right knee. She feels a mild sting in her knee with stairs. In addition she has pain that makes running very uncomfortable. Limiting her exercise for the last 2 months did not improve her pain when...

What does it mean to have an abnormal MRI of the knee?

MRIs are an incredibly powerful imaging tool for a physician. For better and sometimes worse they show an incredible amount of detail. When is comes to certain musculoskeletal problems, an MRI can help to make a diagnosis. I say help because on their own they...
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