When a meniscus tear occurs, you may hear a popping sound around your knee joint. Typical symptoms include acute pain when the area is touched, swelling, limited mobility and not being able to put any weight on your knee.
Instead of undergoing a surgical procedure opt for several weeks of physical therapy. The pain will have diminished and your can get back out there and get back to playing tennis or cycling.
Jumper’s Knee: Prolonged strain on the knee joint can cause inflammation due to repetitive impact on the knees from excessive jumping.