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for Meniscal Tear

Meniscal Tear
Suggested Pre-Referral Evaluation and Management Guidelines
1)  Ice/Compression/Elevation
2)  Weight bearing limitations, with crutches, dependent on pain, swelling and instability
3)  Physical Therapy
Suggested Additional Test/Management Prior to Specialty Visit X-ray
MRI may be indicated
Patient Education/Information (includes preps)
1)  Refer to Sports Medicine
2)  Not all cases are surgical, further testing may be needed
3)  Physical Therapy may be indicated
Appointment Timeframe Acute or if Locked within 24 hours
Sub Acute 2 wks
Chronic1st available
How to Get Results to Consultant UMHS Patients: See MiChart
External Patients: Hand carry films and reports
Clinic Contact Information Physicians: 800-962-3555
Patient: to contact MedSport at Dominos directly at 877-877-9333
or 734-930-7400 option l
Or contact MedSport Brighton at 810-225-8677
Clinic Location Sites Ann Arbor - Domino's Farms
Brighton Health Center
Northville Health Center
UM Consulting Physician Sports Medicine Faculty
Revised on: 01/14/2015