Examining Myles Jack's Recovery Timetable After his Meniscus Tear

Inside UCLA—September 26, 2015

Scott Rodeo, MD, Sports Medicine Surgeon, shares medical insight on a recent injury to a UCLA linebacker. Myles Jack underwent surgery to repair an anterior meniscus tear and is expected to be out for the rest of the season.

"It's only a minority of tears that are repairable, based on the location of a tear and blood supply to the meniscus," said Dr. Scott Rodeo. "But if it's a repairable tear, it's better to repair for the long-term health of that knee. The issue is that it takes time to heal."

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