INFORMATION

MANISCAL INJURY

Acute meniscal tear occurs in the cartilage (meniscus) due to a sporting injury at the knee joint. Degenerative meniscal tear occurs due to aging. The diagnosis is made clinically; thus, please consult a Doctor if you experience any symptoms around the knee joint.

Symptoms :
  • Pain over knee joint lines
  • Pain with knee movement
  • Swelling around the knee joint
  • Tearing / popping sensation
  • Restriction in range of motion
  • Locking of knee
Causes :
  • Trauma
  • Sports injury
  • Forceful twisting injury
  • Degenerative
  • Muscle imbalance or weakness
Rehabilitation Program :
  • Education
  • Electrical stimulation
  • Manual therapy
  • Soft tissue technique
  • Stretches
  • Strengthening
  • Taping
  • Pain management
  • Gait retraining