Ankle Surgery

Did you know the average person walks 177,000 kilometres in their lifetime? That is the equivalent to walking around the world four times. When walking normally, the ankle joint bears a force of approximately five times our body weight, and up to thirteen times our body weight during activities such as running.  Therefore, the ankle […]

The Ankle Joint

The ankle joint is a synovial hinge joint located in the lower limb.  It is formed by the bones of the leg, the tibia and fibula, and the talus of the foot.  The tibia and fibula are bound together by strong ligaments and together they form a bracket shaped socket known as a mortise.  The […]

Knee Replacement

Knee replacement surgery, also known as arthroplasty, is usually necessary when the knee joint is worn or damaged, leaving mobility reduced and the patient in pain even while resting. Knee replacement surgery is considered when all other forms of conservative treatment have been exhausted. The procedure involves removing all or part of the knee joint […]