Hip Replacement – Pelvic Discontinuity

Hip Replacement – Pelvic Discontinuity

Hip Replacement – Pelvic Discontinuity A really challenging area of our practice is dealing with patients where hip replacements are loose and the pelvis has broken (fractured). This results in bone loss; the pelvis is unstable due to the fracture. This can...
Hip Abductor Dysfunction

Hip Abductor Dysfunction

Hip Abductor Dysfunction One of the key pelvic stabilising muscle groups are the hip abductors (gluteus medius and minimus). The muscles originate from the outer pelvic bone and insert onto the upper part of the femur The pelvis tilts abnormally when these muscles do...
Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Injury

Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Injury

What is the Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Injury? The posterior cruciate ligament is a band of fibrous tissue located towards the back of the knee. It is one of the four main ligaments in the knee and prevents excessive movement of the knee joint. How does it get...