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Medial/Lateral Meniscectomy and Rehabilitation

Recently a friend of mine underwent a meniscectomy and post-operatively inquired what the meniscus actually did, how it typically was injured and what she should expect during the rehabilitation process. Below is an in-depth look at the information I provided for her. Anatomical considerations: The meniscus is an important load-bearing structure that supports 70% of the load transmitted through the lateral compartment and 50% medially, thus decreasing contact pressures on the articular cartilage. It is also an important secondary stabilizer… Read More »

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