Feb 01, 2024

Understanding Meniscal Tears: Symptoms, Treatments, and Recovery Explained

Explore the intricacies of meniscal tears with Simon Moyes on The Complete Physio Podcast

Meniscal tears are a common orthopedic injury that can cause significant discomfort and hinder daily activities. These tears, affecting the rubbery cartilage in the knee joint known as the meniscus, often result from sudden twisting motions or degenerative changes over time. Understanding the symptoms, treatment options, and recovery process associated with meniscal tears is crucial for effective management and optimal outcomes.

In below episode of The Complete Physio Podcast, Orthopedic surgeon Simon Moyes sheds light on these aspects, offering valuable insights to help individuals navigate the challenges posed by this prevalent knee injury. With over 38,000 views since its release on August 22, 2022, Moyes and Chris Myers dissect symptoms, treatments, and recovery strategies related to meniscal tears, including:

• Identifying symptoms and treatment options, including surgery and recovery time.
• Understanding causes and their relation to osteoarthritis and sports activities.
• Diagnosing tears and assessing surgical repair options.
• Post-operative management and predicting outcomes.
• Exploring treatment options for osteoarthritis, including injections and bracing.

As a leading orthopedic surgeon based in London, Simon Moyes offers expertise in arthroscopy and treats a range of Orthopedic conditions. Tune in to gain valuable insights and expert advice for managing meniscal tears effectively.



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