arthritis

Hip Replacement

2018-09-19T14:22:38+10:00

Our hips are classed as ‘ball and socket’ joints. They are designed for stability and weight-bearing. The bony surfaces of the hip joint are covered with articular cartilage, a smooth tissue that cushions the ends of the bones and enables them to move easily. When significant damage occurs to the hip joint, it is this [...]

Hip Replacement2018-09-19T14:22:38+10:00

Knee Replacement

2018-09-19T09:46:55+10:00

Knee replacement surgery was first performed in 1968. Since then, improvements in surgical materials and techniques have greatly increased its effectiveness. If your knee is severely damaged by arthritis or injury, it may be hard for you to perform simple activities, such as walking or climbing stairs. You may even begin to feel pain while [...]

Knee Replacement2018-09-19T09:46:55+10:00

Arthritis Pain and Cold Weather

2017-07-20T08:55:18+10:00

Well... we are in the middle of winter and the temperatures don’t seem to be rising any time soon. The short days, frosty mornings and icy winds are unfortunately all part of winter in Melbourne. For most of us, the cold is just annoying because it makes our morning commute uncomfortable and makes sitting in [...]

Arthritis Pain and Cold Weather2017-07-20T08:55:18+10:00