Knee Surgeon Nowra
As leading knee surgeons in Nowra, the Southcoast Orthopaedic team specialise in treating a range of knee dysfunctions. Common surgical procedures include:
Knee Surgeon Nowra – Understanding healthy knees
In healthy knees, the bony surfaces within the knee are covered with cartilage which acts a shock absorber to the joint. The Meniscus present in the knee joint helps to distribute the weight bearing forces. Fluid filled sacks, known as bursae, also help the knee to move smoothly.
Around the outside of the knee joint is a complex layer of soft tissue, tendons, ligaments and muscles. These help to move the knee and keep everything in place.