Originally Posted by Raul_SJ
Is this the typical progression of knee arthritis?
First, the wearing down of the articular cartilage, followed by the wearing down of the meniscus?
So a person with a meniscus tear caused by "wear and tear", and not due to an acute injury, can be presumed to be in the advanced stages of knee arthritis?
I don't know. I don't know how to grade arthritis. Your word "advanced" might not be appropriate.
What can you find to support your assumptions about various pathologies? Finds stats as best you can for the various pathologies.
a lot of uncertainty with injuries, pathology and treatments.