Lower Limb Injuries

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The lower limb consists of four major parts: a girdle formed by the hip bones, the thigh, the leg, and the foot (including the ankle). If you have a problem with your hip, knee, leg, ankle or foot we can make an assessment and help you get back on your feet.

HIP & PELVIS INJURIES

Our hip specialists at the Nexus Clinic are highly skilled in the management of both traumatic and degenerative conditions of the hip, including carrying out fixation of fractures and total hip replacement for the treatment of fractures.

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FEMORAL SHAFT FRACTURES

The femur is the largest bone in the body and when the shaft (mid portion) is broken the required treatment is almost always surgical. This treatment aims to get patients mobile as early as possible and will most often permit full weight bearing.

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KNEE INJURIES

We have expertise in the diagnosis and management of all injuries to the knee joint and its surrounding structures. This includes damage to the meniscus (load-sharing cartilage), the stabilising knee ligaments, associated tendons and fractures to the bones making up the knee joint.

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TIBIAL SHAFT FRACTURES

The tibia is one of the slowest bones in the body to heal, taking typically three to four months to do so. It is also one of the bones that is most vulnerable to what is known as non-union. It is vital therefore that these fractures are treated optimally to avoid any further delay in the healing process.

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ANKLE & FEET INJURIES

Ankle sprains, tendon ruptures, fractures and breaks in the bones of the feet and ankle are amongst the most common injuries people sustain. We manage hundreds of these injuries each year.

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