Pelvic Fractures

Pelvic Fractures

Our surgeons lead a regional service for pelvic reconstruction. A broken pelvis (fractured pelvis) is usually due to a high energy injury (road traffic accident)  and sometimes the injuries can be life-threatening. Patients may have sustained other injuries varying...
Revision Total Hip replacement

Revision Total Hip replacement

Revision Total Hip replacement There are different reasons why patients may need a Revision Total Hip Replacement. It may be because the patient was relatively young when the original surgery was performed and the hip replacement has effectively worn out. Other...
Labral Tears

Labral Tears

What is the labrum? The labrum is a type of cartilage that attaches to the socket of the ‘ball and socket’ hip joint. This provides extra stability to the hip. A Labral Tear can be as the result of an accident/injury or due to degeneration, or repetitive friction (hip...
Anterior Cruciate Ligament

Anterior Cruciate Ligament

What is the Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL)? The anterior cruciate ligament is a 3-3.5cm band of fibrous tissue forming one of the four main ligaments in the knee which work together to prevent excessive movement of the knee joint. How does the ACL get injured? Most...