Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Head of the Division of Sports Medicine, The Australian School of Advanced Medicine Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
Orthopaedic hip and knee surgeon, St Vincent’s Clinic, Darlinghurst,NSW, Australia
Arthroscopy is a surgical procedure in which an arthroscope is inserted into the knee joint. An arthroscope is a device that Professor Waller uses to see inside your knee joint. It includes a camera that is connected a screen.
The procedure for anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction replaces a patient’s torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tendon with a new tendon to restore knee stability.
Ligaments are tough, non-stretchable fibers that hold your bones together. When you...
To cater for the sports enthusiast Professor Waller runs regular Acute Knee Injury Clinics. Knee injuries can be quite painful and debilitating. In my practice we keep specific appointments for urgent knee injuries so patients can be seen urgently.
Partial Knee Replacement or Unicondylar Knee Replacement simply means that only a part of the knee joint is replaced through a smaller incision than would...
Knee joint replacement helps patients in the treatment for severely diseased knee joints. A joint replacement procedure is designed to relieve pain, reduce symptoms, restore mobility, and regain function.
Hip Replacement Surgery involves the removal of the diseased joint and bone and a new ball and socket joint is inserted. While not everyone requires surgery, where surgery is recommended each patient’s treatment path is tailored to the patient’s individual needs.
This means that part or all of your previous knee replacement needs to be revised. This operation varies from very minor.
Hip Resurfacing also referred to as Hip Cap Replacement or Bone Conserving Surgery is a procedure that only:
° replaces the hip socket and
° resurfaces (reshapes) the damaged areas at the top of the thigh bone (femoral head).
Professor Waller is a keen skier in a family of keen skiers. Whilst never having a serious injury himself (except for a dislocated shoulder in Vail, Colorado in 1996, reduced back into position by his wife Fiona and one very traumatised ski guide on the mountainside) he has treated many recreational, professional and Olympic skiers with ski and snowboard injuries.
When a patient reports significant post-operative Hip pain, revision surgery could be required. This means that part or all of your previous hip replacement needs to be revised. This operation varies from very minor adjustments to massive operations replacing significant amounts of bone and hence is difficult to describe in full.
Dual Mobility Hip Replacement is a high performance hip replacement implant and is an advance on standard hip replacement methods.
Computer navigation technique is the latest revolution in orthopaedic surgery. This technology is used for replacement of arthritic knee or hip joints
Open several afternoons every week I run a clinic specifically for patients with an acute knee injury. When you injure a ligament in your knee, you may feel as though...
“Arthroplasty” refers to the surgical reconstruction or replacement of a joint. Direct anterior total hip arthroplasty or replacement...