19 Aug 2016

The Unhappy Subluxing Patella

Recurrent patella subluxations occur when the patella (knee cap) is forced out of its natural setting in the trochlear groove of the femur (thigh) bone, and then relocates back into the groove again. Patella subluxation can be traumatic, caused by a force against the knee such as a contact sport injury, or atraumatic, occurring with much […]

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) […]