Understanding ACL injuries

Understanding ACL injuries

Injuries to the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) are common but they can have profound implications for joint stability and overall wellbeing. What is the ACL? The ACL is one of the four major ligaments that stabilise your knee joint. Though it can twist a little,...
Osteochondral Allograft Knee Surgery

Osteochondral Allograft Knee Surgery

  I recently had a rare opportunity to perform an osteochondral allograft knee surgery. A young, healthy female (18 year old) complaining of problems with her knee, presented with a severe defect which you can see in her MRI. This defect is in the weight bearing...
Do I need to have an ACL reconstruction?

Do I need to have an ACL reconstruction?

You’ve injured your knee, and have got the news you’ve torn your Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL). It’s distressing news to receive, and no doubt there are a lot of thoughts running through your head. One of the most important decisions is whether to go down the...