Knee microfracture surgery is a common procedure used to repair damaged knee cartilage cartilage helps cushion and cover the area where bones meet in the joints description. Microfracture is a technique that can be used to treat an articular cartilage injury or defect that exposes bone this is performed most often in the knee it can be used in the elbow hip ankle and other joints as well. Microfracture surgery of the knee joint is a safe procedure with minimal risks in fact the primary risk is having persistent pain despite this attempt to heal the area of cartilage damage other risks of arthroscopic surgery include infection blood clot stiffness and swelling of the knee joint. Microfracture procedures to the knee there are two types of cartilage in the knee meniscus and articular one type of cartilage is the meniscus the knee has a medial meniscus and a lateral meniscus which together are called menisci menisci are semi lunar wedges that sit between the femur thigh bone and tibia shin bone the menisci are
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