ACL Program | Conditions and Treatments

Articular Cartilage Injury

Three different types of cartilage are found in the body: • Articular or hyaline cartilage -- covers joint surfaces • Fibrocartilage -- such as in the knee meniscus and vertebral disk • Elastic...

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Torn Meniscus

What is a torn meniscus? The meniscus is a wedge-shaped structure in the knee that consists of fibrocartilage — a very tough but pliable material. The medial meniscus is located on the inside of the...

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