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Cartilage Injuries of the Knee

There are different types of cartilage found in the body and each is adapted to its specific function. In the knee, two different types of cartilage function side-by-side. The knee is no different from most other joints in that it is lined by hyaline cartilage. This cartilage serves to provide a smooth gliding surface for […]

Knee Pain Due to Meniscus Injury

March 3, 2010
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WHAT IS KNEE PAIN DUE TO MENISCUS INJURY? The meniscus is a small “c” shaped cartilage that acts as a cushion in the knee joint. They sit between the femur and the tibia bone, one on the outside and one on the inside of the knee. A meniscus tear occurs when the cartilage tear and […]