hip-and-knee-injuries

This occurs once the joint surface cartilage (also called cartilage or body part cartilage) becomes worn away feat the raw bone below exposed. The cartilage ordinarily is a “pad” or an impact in the joint and below normal conditions the cartilage bearing is even slicker than a disc on ice. once the bearing wears away, the result’s a roughed joint surface that causes the pain and stiffness that individuals go along with arthritis. Read more…

Bursitis is an inflammation of the little sacs of fluid (bursae) that cushion and lubricate the areas between tendons and bones. The appendageic bursa could be a massive sac separating the bigger trochanter of the hip and therefore the muscles and tendons of the thighs and cheek. Read more…

Iliotibial Band Syndrome (ITBS) is amongst the foremost common overuse injuries among runners. It happens once the iliotibial band, the ligament that runs down the skin of the thigh from the hip to the shin, is tight or inflamed. Read more…

A hip fracture could be a break within the upper quarter of the thighbone (thigh) bone. The extent of the break depends on the forces that are concerned. The kind of surgery accustomed treat a hip fracture is based on the bones and soft tissues affected or on the amount of the fracture. Read more…

Avascular mortification may be a sickness ensuing from the temporary or permanent loss of blood offer to the bone. Without blood, the bone tissue dies which can cause the bone to collapse. Read more…

Chondromalacia patellae is damage to the cartilage at the back of the kneecap (patella). The common treatment advised is to avoid overuse of the knee and to have physiotherapy which, in most cases, is effective. Read more…

Bursitis is the inflammation of the bursa. A bursa is a tiny fluid-filled sac that functions as a gliding surface to reduce friction between tissues of the body. Read more…

Ligament injuries in the knee such as an anterior cruciate ligament are dreaded by professional and amateur athletes alike. They are painful and debilitating. They might even change your lifestyle permanently. Read more…

Osteoarthritis, commonly known as wear and tear arthritis, is a condition in which the natural cushioning between joints cartilage wears away. Read more…

A meniscus tear is a very common knee injury. It is a rubbery, C-shaped disc that cushions the knee. There are two menisci (plural form of meniscus) on each knee. One is located at the outer edge of the knee and one on the inner edge. Read more…

Osteochondritis Dissecans is a joint condition whereby a certain amount of bone and its adjacent cartilage loses its supply of blood. Osteochondritis Dissecans can involve the bone and cartilage of any joint. Read more…

Patellar tendonitis is the condition that occurs when a tendon becomes inflamed and irritated. This condition is most common amongst athletes who do repetitive jumping, hence the reason patellar tendonitis is often called “jumper’s knee”. Read more…

Plica syndrome is essentially an inflammed plica. It is often caused by repetitive knee straightening and bending, blunt trauma or knee twisting, fat pad irritation… Read more…

Shin splints are very common. Runners might suffer from shin splints after ramping up their workout intensity, or changing the surface they run on, like shifting from a dirt track to concrete pavement. Shin splints are also common amongst dancers. Read more…

A Baker’s cyst is a fluid-filled swelling that can develop behind the knee. It is also sometimes called a popliteal cyst, as the medical term for the area behind the knee is the popliteal fossa. Read more…

Osgood-Schlatter disease is a painful condition that affects the upper part of the shinbone. It most commonly occurs in teenagers who engage in sports. It causes pain and swelling just below the knee. It is not serious and usually goes away in time. Read more…

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Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
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Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon and Aviation Medicine Specialist
Specialty Interest in Arthroscopic Joint and Ligament Reconstruction Surgery, Knee and Hip Replacement and Orthopaedic Trauma. click here for more…


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