Meniscal injury

Patient

Q: Knee injury while playing basketball
movement was restricted couldn't straight my leg fully and couldn't bent also around 30deg to 160deg movement
1st time doctor put POP for 6 weeks in2005. after ok and started playing
2nd time while running same kind of injury, small pain got ok on its own in a week in 2006.
3rd time same started paining after running in 2007
4th time in 2007 after playing started paining and same thing happened with a clcik sound.
had done MRI

symptoms
tenderness plus LJL plus
ROM 60deg without pain further movement painfull and restricted.
varus test positive
lackman test neg
valgus test neg
ant and post draw test neg


MRI report as follows
vertical tear in the body of medial meniscus
cystic degenration of posterior horn of lateral meniscus
joint effusion extending into suprapatellar recess.
all other indicated normal

bandage and rest and medicine.
stopped playing for a year.
started back slowly
pain started again.

now after 4 years starting to pain again
current symptoms
knee locks for a minute or 2 after that becomes ok and paind below the knee cap
small pain in knee

Doctor

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