Golfer’s Elbow – Surgical Treatment for the Recalcitrant Cases

Golfer’s elbow refers to pain on the inner aspect (medial epicondyle) of the elbow. It is different from tennis’s elbow where the pain in on the outer aspect (lateral epicondyle) of the elbow. The pain is situated at the bony bump on the inner aspect of the elbow where the flexor tendons of the forearm … Continue reading

Percutaneous Vertebroplasty for Painful Osteoporotic Compression Fractures of the Spine

Osteoporosis is a silent disease. Most sufferers do not know they have osteoporosis until they sustain a fragility fracture. This usually occurs with a minor fall which should not result in a fracture for a person with normal bone density. For those whose bone density is low, it may result in a fracture of the … Continue reading

Loose Body of the Knee Joint

Loose Bodies of the Knee Joint What Are Loose Bodies? Loose bodies are fragments of bone and/or cartilage that freely floats inside the knee joint. What Are the Symptoms? Symptoms include: Locking or jamming of the knee Pain Swelling Intermittent catching of the knee How to Diagnose? X-rays can sometimes show the bony fragment in … Continue reading