The cartilage, or meniscus are 2 ‘C’shaped shock absorbers that are placed either side of your knee and assist in providing cushioning and also some stability for your knee joint.Book A Consultation
Some cartilages will present as a very painful locked knee often with swelling, and must be assessed immediately by our practitioners as muscles wasting can begin immediately.
Symptoms of Cartilage Injury are:
These cartilages can be injured in a sudden incident such as twisting or squatting, or can suffer ‘micro’ injury due to repeated load. The cartilages can also have degenerative changes. Because cartilages cannot heal themselves, a treatment regime should be implemented immediately to prevent long term knee problems especially further degeneration.