The knee joint

The knee joint is the largest joint in the body, consisting of 4 bones and an extensive network of ligaments and muscles. Injuries to the knee joint are amongst the most common in sporting activities and understanding the anatomy of the joint is fundamental in understanding any subsequent pathology.

  • Knee anatomy and function

    INTRODUCTION TO THE KNEE JOINT   The knee joint is the largest joint in the body, consisting of 4 bones and an extensive network of ligaments and muscles. Injuries to the knee joint are amongst the most common in sporting … Continue reading

  • Meniscus treatment options

    If the meniscus is damaged or injured there are basically 4 treatment options 1. Meniscal repair The torn tissue is reattached to the meniscus body with appropriate surgical sutures, the goal being that the repaired tissue heals. This is very … Continue reading