- Pelvic Girdle
also called bony pelvis, and consists of the two hip bones and the sacrum. The pelvic girdle can be thought of as a ring. The hip bones articulate with each other anteriorly at the pubis symphysis, and articulate with the sacrum posteriorly.
A flat triangular bone located at the front of the knee joint. Also called kneecap and is one of three bones, along with the tibia (shin bone) and femur (thigh bone), that make up the knee joint.
Tarsals are bones found in the feet. They are also known as ankle bones. There are 7 in total: Medial cuneiform, Intermediate cuneiform, Lateral cuneiform, Navicular, Talus, Calcaneus, Cuboid
Knee Surgery & Patient Care
Dr Coffey treats the whole spectrum of knee disorders. Many patients will need treatment for the following disorders:
Some of the procedures that may be required are:
- Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction
- Total Joint Arthroplasty (Total Knee joint replacement)
- Partial Joint Replacement
- Uni Compartmental Arthroplasty
- Patellofemoral Arthroplasty
- Tibial Osteotomy
There are 3 knee bones that make up the joint: Femur (thigh bone), Tibia (shin bone), Patella (knee cap).
The patella sits inside the tendon of the thigh muscles at the front of the knee resting in the patellar groove of the femur.
Common knee injuries vary from minor falls to major falls. The knee ligaments and cartilage are the most damaged.