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Cartilage Injuries in the Athlete

Introduction With a global increasing in sporting activity there is a corresponding increasing in the incidence of joint trauma and consequently cartilage injuries. As patients get more demanding and want

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Chronic Achilles Tendinopathy: A Prospective Randomized Study Comparing the Therapeutic Effect of Eccentric Training, the AirHeel Brace, and a Combination of Both

Chronic Achilles tendon pain, manifested as a localized painful thickening of the tendon, is relatively common among middle-aged recreational athletes.1-3,5,9,11,15,21 Gradual onset of pain in the Achilles tendon with structural

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Are We Really Balancing Total Knee Replacements?The Results Of A Trial, Objectively Assessing Soft Tissue Balance Intra-Operatively

Abstract Purpose: To determine whether subjective methods of assessing gaps and balance during total knee replacements are accurate. Scope: 9 knees were included. Once the surgeon had balanced the knee

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ABT In Clinical Practice

Blood transfusion (also referred to as banked, allogenic or homologous transfusion) is a powerful accessory to the practice of modern medicine. At one time it was an unquestioned part of

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Thermotex Infrared Therapy Systems

Sports injuries present the surgeon with a demanding challenge to enable the athlete to return to pre-injury performance capability. What happens post surgery, ie the healing process and rehabilitation programme,

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Synthes® LISS Less Invasive Stabilisation System

Synthes LISS combines a new concept of implants and instruments with a minimally invasive approach. The LISS concept is now extended to the proximal tibia. LISS Proximal Lateral. Tibia (PLT)

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Polar Powder

Immediately post surgery, cold packs or cryocuffs are used to control inflammation and swelling, and to relieve pain. With insurance companies reluctant to pay for cryocuffs and the cost implications

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Defiance III®

The Defiance III by DonJoy is the latest addition to the custom bracing range. Several new features have been developed. For example, the swooping medial thigh frame gives increased inner

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ACL Everyday

The ACL Everyday by DonJoy is extremely comfortable, light and ideally suited for everyday use. The brace is designed for mild ACL instabilities and incorporates the Four-Points of Leverage system