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What is subacromial bursitis?
Prosthetic Joint Infection - two recent studies shed some light on risk factors and revision approaches
Hip arthroplasty, or the hip replacement procedure, is regarded by many medical experts as one of the most significant advances in medical science of the past fifty years.
A study published in the Medical Journal of Australia in April this year* highlighted a steep rise in ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) injuries and knee reconstruction surgery - a rise of more than 70% in this type of surgery for young men and women in Australia over a fifteen year period.
Total knee replacement surgery is most commonly needed where osteoarthritis has developed in the knee joint, which in turn can cause significant pain and prevent full movement of the joint.