The meniscus is a piece of cartilage found in the knee joint that serves as a buffer and shock-absorption system for the bones in the knee. Sometimes, the meniscus can tear, resulting in the need for surgical repair. Learn more about meniscus tears and ways they can be repaired by clicking on the questions below.

Patient Success Story

Read about UMMC patient Casey Whelan who had a cartilage transplant and how her life has changed since having the procedure.

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