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Meniscus Tear and Proper Care - 11/20/2012
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The knee joint is the largest joint in the body.  An incredible blend of many types of connective tissue, muscles, bone, synovial fluid, all coming together to form a joint strong enough to act as a shock absorber, among other things, for our body in motion.  Think of all the requirements we ask of our knees every day.  Simply the act of squatting is such a ballet for everything to come together just so; then enabling us to lift our body weight by rising up from that position.  Pretty amazing!  I injured my knee in January 2012, simply by stepping up from the floor, using my right knee to take my weight.  I do not remember any twisting while pulling myself up, but I will never forget the  POP  that happened when I was 2/3 up.  It was  very loud,  and it also had that feeling of something absolutely breaking in the knee.  By that simple act of stepping up, I tore a meniscus. &n...

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