The knee joint is a frequent source of problems requiring the attention of an orthopaedic surgeon.
Common knee injuries and conditions include ligament, tendon and cartilage tears, arthritis, and knee cap problems. Knee pain should be investigated and prompt medical attention for knee injuries increases your chances of a full recovery.
Treatments include physiotherapy, arthroscopic surgery, and open surgery.
Orthopaedic injuries include any injury to the musculoskeletal system. These injuries relating to the bones and joints are often the result of a sporting injury, accident, or trauma to the body. From elite athletes and sporting greats, children, the elderly, OSV surgeons have helped thousands of patients regain their freedom and quality of life from these types of injuries. Select an area of specialisation to read more about the conditions we treat.
Osteoarthritis of the knee is a common condition where the articular cartilage breaks down and essentially wears away, leaving the underlying bone exposed.
An ACL injury is a knee injury that involves the tearing or stretching of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), a ligament that stabilises the knee joint.
A Meniscus Injury is any damage to this cartilage disc, sometimes referred to as a cartilage tear. Meniscus tears are the most common type of knee injury, which can be a partial tear, or larger total tear.
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