Emergency Care

Meniscal Injuries, is Surgery the answer?

Arthroscopic surgery to treat either a degenerative meniscus or an acute meniscal tear has been topical in the past 10-15 years. It has been said that one sub-group who may benefit are those with symptoms of "catching" and/or "locking" of the knee. If these...

Lateral Collateral Ligament(LCL) Injuries

Lateral Collateral Ligament(LCL) Injuries

The knee has four main ligamentous structures that act to stabilise the joint and limit excess movement. One of these ligaments is known as the Lateral Collateral Ligament, or the LCL for short. The LCL runs over the outside of the knee and attaches the thigh bone...