Hip Arthroplasty in Younger Patients (Below 30 Years): Uncemented Hip Replacement a Definite Approach

In a study, 48 total hip replacements were evaluated using an uncemented total hip prosthesis in 44 patients. Of these, 28 were females aged 30 and below. These had been diagnosed with an osteoarthritis triggered by congenital dislocations in 28 patients and the rest were diagnosed with an infection, sequelae of fracture, avascular necrosis and […]

Your Shoulder & SLAP Lesion Repair

The clavicle (collarbone), scapula (Shoulder blade), and the humerus (upper arm bone) are the three major bones found in your shoulder joint. Within the shoulder joint, there also exists the glenoid located in the shallow socket of the shoulder blade. This is particularly, where the head of the upper arm bone rests. The humeral head […]

Meniscal Ramp Lesions: Diagnosis, Classification, & Surgical repair

The current findings indicate that meniscal ramp lesions are more associated with the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries than determined in the past. Among the two reasons as to why these lesions occur are either; A sudden disruption of the meniscotibial ligaments of the posterior horn of the medial meniscus A tear of the peripheral […]

Recurrent Shoulder Dislocation & Related Concerns

Shoulder dislocations are common in athletes, most especially tennis players. A dislocation basically describes an injury to a joint or a disfigured bone. There are different types of shoulder dislocations and partial dislocation is one of them. Partial dislocation is when the ball partly comes out of the joint and then slips back into its […]

Shoulder Problems & Arthroscopy: Treatment Procedure & Recovery

An Arthroscopy is a surgical approach in the medical field with a wide application. The term Arthroscopy comes “arthro” (joint) and “skopein” (to look). The surgical procedure is called Arthroscopy generally because an arthroscope is used during the operation. An arthroscopy is a two or three-way medical approach which is conducted to diagnose, evaluate or […]

Meniscus Tears: Do All Require Surgical Intervention?

Rugby players generally have a higher risk of meniscus tears, what some people refer to as torn cartilage. One of the facts about meniscus tears is that there are different types of them, not all of them require surgery, and not all individuals will require an MRI. With that, let’s find out who requires mere […]

Postoperative Exercises for an Anterior Cruciate Ligament Surgery

ACL injuries are common and so, Anterior Cruciate Ligament Surgeries are among the mostly conducted procedures. Prior to the procedure, different measures are taken to render the surgery successful and once it is conducted, the ACL recovery phase is another crucial stage every patient is concerned about. Some of the common recovery measures include elevating […]