High Riding Knee

  What is a high riding knee? Patella Alta or high riding knee is a condition in which a person is born with a higher kneecap than usual. High riding isn’t usually too much of problem, in fact, people with the condition are often very good athletes. People with the condition are often very good […]

ACL Reconstruction Surgery

  The surgery When you tear the ACL ligament in your knee, surgery might be used to repair it. The surgery is only used when the damage to your ACL is unrepairable by the body or other treatments. If your knee doesn’t feel unstable or you do not have a very active lifestyle, you can […]

Knee Strengthening Exercises

  Introduction  Knee strengthening exercises can help with a lot of things. They can help you run for longer and most importantly, help prevent knee pain. Knee strengthening exercises do not actually strengthen the knee, instead, they build up the muscles surrounding the knee to take excess weight off of the knee. They are perfect […]

Hip Replacement Using Durable Bearing Surfaces

  This is a topic that is currently being debated by doctor and scientists all around the world. Now, we are not writing this article to try and answer the question of what is the best bearing surface to have in your hip because, frankly, there is no perfect bearing surface. All we can do […]

Painful Clicking Sensation In Hip

  If you have ever experienced a clicking sensation in your hip, then I am sure you know that it can be rather unpleasant. I actually had this condition so I can tell you first hand that it can be incredibly painful sometimes. The condition we are talking about today is snapping hip syndrome which […]

Meniscal Replacement

  What is the meniscus? The meniscus is a bit of cartilage in the knee. It is c-shaped and is responsible for providing your knee with cushioning. It is a vital piece of your knee; it is also the likeliest piece of cartilage in your knee to damage. Each knee has two menisci, one on […]

The Possible Causes Of Limited Hip Motion

  If you have noticed that your hip isn’t moving as it once did, then you might be wondering what the cause of this limited range of motion is. Hopefully, this article about hip conditions that can cause limited motion can provide you with an answer to this question. Before we start, it’s worth noting […]

Everything You Need To Know About Knee Dislocations

  What is a knee dislocation? A knee dislocation is a common injury in the UK that typically takes about six weeks to heal. Knee dislocations are most often caused by a sudden change in direction or sudden blow to the knee. It is a very common injury in impact sports or activities like dancing. […]

What Is Hip Resurfacing?

  If you have arthritis in your hip, you might be a candidate for a hip replacement or a hip resurfacing. We have covered a typical hip replacement on our blog before and so if you’d like to know more about those, please take a look at that article. Hip resurfacing is similar to a […]

Symptoms of Knee Arthritis

  Three types of arthritis can affect the knee: osteoarthritis, post-traumatic arthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. It is possible to have more than one of these types of arthritis in your knee, although it is more common to only have one. Although each of these types of arthritis is different, they have similar symptoms, and these […]

Everything You Need To Know About Knee Bursitis

  What is knee bursitis? Bursitis affects something called the bursa which is a fluid filled sac that holds lubricating fluid for a joint. This sac is located between tissues like bone, tendons, muscle and skin. Its job is to reduce friction, rubbing and irritation within the joint. What are the causes of knee bursitis? […]

What You Need To Know About A Broken Hip

  The types of broken hip Typically, a broken hip occurs in the ball portion of the hip joint (the top of your femur). They can occur in different places though and sometimes the femur or the socket can become fractured. In all, there are 3 different types of breaks that can occur in your […]