The meniscus plays a crucial role in the dynamics of the knee. Damage to the meniscus can influence proprioception, stability, and mobility of the knee [1]. Risk factors of meniscal tears include prolonged or repeated deep knee bending, obesity, and sporting injuries [2]. Acute injury, as seen in alpine sports, involves complex dynamics which can damage singular or multiple tissue structures of the knee [2]. It is not uncommon for meniscal injuries to occur in conjunction with ACL lesions, and the loading imbalance that results in ACL lesions may also initiate meniscal tears [3, 4]. Investigations of meniscal tears following ACL rupture have indicated chronic damage to medial menisci more so than lateral menisci [5]. However, experimental studies of acute damage following ACL transection are not consistent, with some showing more lateral damage acutely and some showing equality between medial and lateral meniscal damage [5].

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