LexiMed is proud to be the Major Sponsor for the North Queensland Injury Prevention and Return to Work Conference 2020.

LexiMed is proud to be the Major Sponsor for the North Queensland Injury Prevention and Return to Work Conference 2020. We are delighted to announce we are this year’s major sponsor for the North Queensland Injury Prevention and Return to Work Conference. This conference is among one of the best in Queensland, bringing together work […]

3D Printing in Medicine

3D printing is enhancing and improving the medical industry with new developments every year. The versatility of 3D printing has resulted in progression in many areas of medicine from ophthalmology to surgery and cardiology. Bioprinting is an extension of traditional 3D printing. Bioprinting can produce living tissue, bone, blood vessels and, potentially whole organs, using […]

Medical Myths

Every day advances are made in modern medicine to enable people to live longer, healthier lives. The internet has made medical information more easily accessible than ever before and people are becoming more aware of the importance of looking after their health. However, a little knowledge can be a dangerous thing. Surprisingly, there are many […]

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome(CRPS)

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) is an uncommon chronic pain condition that can affect the arms, legs, hands or feet of a patient, following an injury. Rarely, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome affects other parts of the body. Complex Regional Pain Syndrome accounts for approximately 2% to 5% of adult pain clinic patients and up to […]

Chronic Pain

One in every five Australians suffer from chronic pain. Whether it is the slice of a paper cut, the crack of a broken bone, the throb of a headache or an ache that niggles in your back, pain serves an important purpose. Pain is a subjective topic and a patient’s experience of pain can involve […]

Foot Conditions

Our feet and ankle joints have to bear the weight of our entire body with every step that we take, and when we are aiming for 10,000 steps per day, that is a lot of movement and stress. As a result, our feet are susceptible to many different injuries and conditions which are caused by […]

The Foot

Did you know that a quarter of the bones in the human body are in the feet?  Each foot is made up of twenty six bones, thirty joints and more than one hundred muscles, tendons and ligaments, all of which work together to provide support, balance and mobility, allowing us to stand upright and perform […]

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 […]