Meniscal Tear

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Topic – My meniscus injury and the processes in which I went through
Intro – About a year and a half ago I was training pretty hard to get into shape for the fire academy here at rio hondo. I would run atleast 5 miles a day to keep good cardio, haha I don’t do much of any running any more. Well, One of those days I went on an uphill run with a 20lb weight pack and experienced some pain in my left knee, about a month later It still hurt so i went to the doctor and after an MRI it was determined that I may have torn my meniscus and I would not be able to attend the academy until it healed. Today im going to go over some knowledge I gained about these types of injuries by experiencing one first hand.
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Works Cited

"Meniscal Tears - Your Orthopaedic Connection - AAOS." AAOS - Your Orthopaedic
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The Center of Orthopaedic Surgery. "KNEE JOINT - ANATOMY & FUNCTION." THE
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