Deciding to undergo a meniscus repair procedure is a decision that should not be made in haste. If you or a loved one has long been suffering from knee pain as a result of a torn meniscus and are seeking meaningful relief from the discomfort, turn to Brian C. Domby, M.D. at Florida Medical Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine & Spine. Dr. Domby is a fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon and sports medicine physician dedicated to helping active children, adults, and seniors regain their vitality.
The meniscus is a rubbery, c-shaped piece of cartilage that cushions the knee. Highly active individuals and older persons are more susceptible to meniscus injuries as they put more wear and tear on this essential tissue. When you are treated by Dr. Domby for a meniscus injury, he will thoroughly examine all the components of your knee, and take into account your age, lifestyle, health, and other factors, before determining is a meniscus repair is right for you.
Sometimes, a minor meniscus tear can heal on its own, and physical therapy, injections, medications, and other forms of noninvasive treatment options can be used to alleviate a patient’s discomfort throughout the natural healing process. On the other hand, some patients may benefit from a meniscus repair procedure. Dr. Domby specializing in minimally invasive techniques to ensure his patients recover and feel better as quickly as possible.
To learn more about whether a meniscus repair is right for you, contact Florida Medical Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine & Spine and schedule a consultation with Dr. Domby. He would be happy to answer any of your questions and help you get back to your active lifestyle.
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