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56 Torn Meniscus Stories

A meniscus is cartilage on the sides of the knee joint that absorbs shock and protect the articular cartilage that lines the femur (thighbone) and tibia (shin bone). Torn menisci are common among athletes but are also found in older patients with arthritis. Read the stories of patients who had torn meniscus, but received the appropriate treatment at HSS to get back in the game.