Robot Assisted Uni-compartmental Knee Replacement – Improving Consistency and Precision

Uni-Compartmental Knee Replacemen / Partial Knee Replacement A uni-compartmental knee replacement is an excellent option for a person who has knee pain from osteoarthritis (worn-out cartilage) involving mainly one of the 3 knee compartments. Unlike a total knee replacement where the central ligaments (anterior and cruciate ligaments) of the knee are removed and arthritic part … Continue reading

2012 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 19,000 people fit into the new Barclays Center to see Jay-Z perform. This blog was viewed about 81,000 times in 2012. If it were a concert at the Barclays Center, it would take about 4 sold-out performances for that … Continue reading

A Football Injury – Organising Haematoma Mimicking as a Leg Cancerous Tumour

A haematoma, or hematoma, is a localized collection of blood outside the blood vessels, usually in liquid form within the tissue. This distinguishes it from an ecchymosis, which is the spread of blood under the skin in a thin layer, commonly called a bruise. Chronic expanding haematoma of soft tissue is a rare entity. It … Continue reading

Shoulder Pain from Repetitive Overhead Sports – Shoulder Impingement Syndrome

Shoulder pain with overhead activities in a person above 45 can be from impingement syndrome.  This is a condition where the top of the arm bone (humeral head) rubs against a bony spur under the overhanging bone called the acromion. The acromion is part of the shoulder blade. It can affect someone who does a … Continue reading

A Rare Form of Soccer Injury – Rectus Femoris Tendon Rupture

Rectus Femoris Tendon Rupture A rectus femoris rupture is the full or partial rupture of the upper part of the the thin muscle that goes from the front side of the hip to the knee. The main causes of rectus femoris ruptures are explosive kicking techniques. The rectus femoris muscle is composed of fibers appropriate … Continue reading

Thanks for Making OrthopaedicSports Your Site for Orthopaedic Information!

The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health: The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads This blog is on fire!. Crunchy numbers A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. This blog was viewed about 13,000 times in 2010. That’s about … Continue reading