It is coming up to a busy sports season: football, soccer, netball, skiing etc. This newsletter is to bring you up to date with current methods of assessment and management and also to help you understand when it is important to refer such cases to an experienced knee surgeon with a degree of relative urgency….

I was operating upon a fellow with a serious knee injury last week. It required the reconstruction of not just one but several ligaments. The matter had come to my attention by referral of one of our associated physiotherapists, from Powerhouse Physiotherapy in Canberra. You might be interested to know how I manage acute severe knee…

Avalon Orthopaedic recently saw a crippling Soccer injury which tore Patryk Bylinski’s anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) and meniscus. It left the Canberra teenager’s knee shattered in one horror tackle. After having a knee reconstruction performed by Canberra’s leading Orthopaedic Surgeon, Associate Professor Paul Miniter, Mr. Bylinski worked tirelessly on his rehabilitation. In the next six months, his goal is to…