Meniscus and Labral Tear Surgery


Human knee bone anatomy left lateral viewMeniscus Tear

A meniscus tear is a common injury.  It occurs when there is damage to the cartilage that stabilizes and cushions the knee joint.  There are different types of meniscus tears.

Dr. Carney has performed dozens of surgeries on meniscus tears and will work with you to recommend the best treatment for you depending on where the tear is, the pattern of the tear and the type of tear.

Labral Tear

The labrum is a type of cartilage that surrounds the socket of ball-and-socket joints. A labral tear can occur in both the shoulder and the hip joint. There are two types of labral tears; degenerative tears and those caused by traumatic injuries.

Symptoms of a hip labral tear include:

  1. Groin Pain
  2. Clicking and snapping sensations in the hip
  3. Limited motion in the hip joint

Dr. Carney has conducted procedures on numerous labral tear injuries.  He can help you identify the best method to take toward a full recovery.  Please contact us today for a consult.