29 Mar 2016

Should I Have Meniscus Surgery On My Knee?ย 

What is a Meniscus? Each knee joint has a medial and lateral meniscus, two large C-shaped cartilages that separate the femur (thigh bone) from the tibia (shin bone). Each knee meniscus acts like a wedge to assist with stability at the knee joint (particularly with rotational movement). They also act as shock absorbers (while walking, […]

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) […]