‘Meniscus Tear’ Warning from a Specialist: 'Beware of Sports Grounds!'

Emphasizing the importance of early diagnosis of meniscal tear, which is often seen in the elderly and athletes, Orthopedics and Traumatology Specialist Assoc. Prof. Dr. Onur Kocadal stated that the meniscus tear can reoccur after the treatment, especially in athletes, and therefore the sports ground should be smooth.

Noting that the meniscus is one of the most important tissues in the body, Yeditepe University Kozyatağı Hospital Orthopedics and Traumatology specialist Assoc. Prof. Dr. Onur Kocadal emphasized the importance of early diagnosis and treatment in meniscal tear. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Kocadal underlined that if the meniscus is damaged, the knee can also be damaged to a great extent, and also explained what needs to be done to prevent these problems.

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