Meniscal tear is another common injury of the knee. The menisci help distribute the weight evenly through the joint, act as a shock absorber, and provide cushioning and protection for the ends of the femur and tibia.
This injury may be caused by forceful twisting of the knee joint and may accompany ligament strain as well.
Orthopedic surgery is necessary to repair this injury. Nevertheless, dry needling acupuncture is helpful before and after the surgery. Needles can be applied directly into the inflamed, tender, swollen, and painful area and into related muscles on the thigh and lower leg. In addition, the treatment is used to balance the entire musculoskeletal system. Two treatment sessions per week should be provided.
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