20 Feb 2012

Clicky wrist?

The wrist and hand is made up of 27 bones with, understandably, a LOT of joints between them and even more attaching them to the arm bones.  It is this incredible number of bones and joints that allows us so much movement and dexterity in our hands and wrists and differentiates us from our primate […]

28 Dec 2011

Knee Arthroscopy

I have seen several patients this year who have required knee arthroscopies, largely due to meniscal tears. So what is a meniscus and what is an arthroscopy? A meniscus is a piece of tissue (fibrocartilage) which sits between the bones of the knee joints and helps to disperse the friction between the thigh bone (femur) […]