What Are Symptoms and Risk Factors of Torn Meniscus?

Q:
What are symptoms and risk factors of torn meniscus?

A:
People who tear their meniscus may have following symptoms:

  • Popping sensation.
  • Swelling.
  • Stiffness.
  • Pain.
  • Find it difficult to straighten knee.
  • Feel knee locked when trying to move it.

People who participate in activities including twisting of knee are more likely to develop torn meniscus. As you get older, the risk will also increase.

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