The meniscus is a section of cartilage that absorbs impacts to the knee joint. The medial and lateral meniscus are particularly prone to pain either due to injury or degeneration. This video reviews the symptoms and diagnostic process for a knee meniscus tear.

Dr. Grant Cooper is a physiatrist with several years of clinical experience, specializing in the non-surgical treatment of spine, joint, and muscle pain. He is the Co-Founder and Co-Director of Princeton Spine and Joint Center and the Co-Director of the Interventional Spine Program. Dr. Cooper has authored and edited 15 medical texts.