Anterior Knee Pain or Kneecap Pain

Anterior Knee Pain or Kneecap Pain

Anterior knee pain is a common condition. I see almost 2 to 3 patients with this problem in my clinic each day.  The patient will usually place their hands onto the front of the knee when asked where the pain comes from.  This is the hallmark of this condition. The...
Microfracture for Cartilage Defects

Microfracture for Cartilage Defects

Microfracture is a surgical technique that has been developed to treat cartilage defects. It is a common procedure used to treat patients with full thickness damage to the articular cartilage that goes all the way down to the bone. This arthroscopic procedure was...
Replacing a completely removed meniscus during surgery

Replacing a completely removed meniscus during surgery

Replacing a Completely Removed Meniscus – Meniscus Transplantation Meniscus is the shock absorber inside our knees.  Each knee has 2 menisci.  A medial (situated on the inner aspect of the knee) and a lateral (situated on the outer aspect of the knee). The...
Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Injury

Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Injury

Posterior Cruciate Ligament – What it is, what it does, how does it get injured and what happens next….. The centre part of the knee joint is made up of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) and the posterior cruciate ligament (PCL).  The anterior cruciate...
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