Keys to the Knees: How to Approach a Variety of Meniscus Tears

Historically misunderstood even by sports medicine specialists, meniscus tears are a range of conditions best managed by considering specifics of both the injury and the patient, explains orthopedic surgeon Nicholas Colyvas, MD. He describes his initial evaluation process, notes key elements of conservative treatment (usually the best option) and reveals which tears may require timely surgery. Bonus: how PRP injections can actually help and how to keep patients’ expectations of biologics in line with reality.


May 15, 2023

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UCSF MedConnection

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Nicholas Colyvas, MD

Nicholas Colyvas, MD

Orthopaedic surgeon


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