Paediatric Hip Conditions

The hip joint is the connection between the head of the femur and the part of the pelvic bone known as the acetabulum.  It is a ball and socket joint, allowing for a large range of motion in multiple planes. As the hip develops and matures in utero and throughout childhood, it is vulnerable to […]

Degenerative Joint Disease

Degenerative joint disease is characterised by a group of mechanical abnormalities involving degradation of joints, including the cartilage which is a slippery tissue between the ends of bones in joints, and subchondral bone which provides support for the cartilage at the articular surface. You can read our article in full below: Degenerative Joint Disease

Cerebral Aneurysm

The word aneurysm comes from the Greek word aneurysma which means widening.  An aneurysm is, basically, a bulge in an artery.  Aneurysms can be congenital, meaning that they are present at birth, or they can occur due to a weakening in the arteries caused by high blood pressure, head trauma or atherosclerosis (blocked arteries). A […]