The meniscus is located between the tibia (lower leg bone) and the femur (thigh bone)which creates a cushion to protect the weight of our body. The medial meniscus is located on the inside of the knee and the lateral meniscus is located on the outside of the knee. Common symptoms of a meniscus tear include but not limited to knee pain, limbing, limited range of motion, swelling, locking of knee joint, inability to extend knees. Diagnosis is made via MRI. Treatment includes physical therapy, pain management, and surgical arthroscopy.