Dr. Hinton Leading Revolutionary Research
Read about my research featured in the August 2015 Thrive magazine on page 68. See the link below or pick up the Thrive magazine at a local business http://issuu.com/thrive/docs/thrive_august2015_webissue #meniscus #research #knee #McNeese
What's Important About the Meniscus?
Hello, Dr. H here! Sunday afternoon! So I’ve been asked “what is so important about the meniscus that you are trying to re-grow them in pigs?” Well, first let’s talk about the meniscus. In a knee there are two, one on each side of the knee. The meniscus functions to cushion and protect the joint where the thigh bone and shin bone meet. With trauma or age, the meniscus can tear; once torn, they cause pain, swelling and mechanical symptoms such as popping, catching or giving