Operative Procedures

Dr George Parker specialises in procedures of the knee and hip. Click on the surgical procedure that you are interested in to read more information.


Knee Arthroscopy

A knee arthroscopy is a keyhole operation on the knee. The procedure involves usually two but occasionally more small incisions (approximately one centimetre), being made in the knee. Through these incisions specialised instruments are placed to perform surgery inside…

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Meniscal Resection

Injuries to the meniscal cartilages are among the most common causes of pain in the knee. The meniscal cartilages (often called simply the cartilages or meniscus) are shock absorbers in the knee. There are two meniscal cartilages in each knee, a medial meniscus on the inside…

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Meniscal Repair

Injuries to the meniscal cartilages are among the most common causes of pain in the knee. The meniscal cartilages (often called simply the cartilages or meniscus) are shock absorbers in the knee. There are two meniscal cartilages in each knee…

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ACL Reconstruction

The anterior cruciate ligament is a strong band of tissue that sits in the centre of the knee. It is very important in preventing rotation of the knee. The ACL is commonly injured during sport. This may occur with contact injuries or more commonly with non contact twisting injuries…

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Knee Replacement

A Knee Replacement is a surgical procedure performed to treat chronic knee pain usually due to arthritis. Knee arthritis is a condition where the smooth articular cartilage lining of the knee wears away. Eventually this exposes the underlying bone…

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Hip Replacement

A hip replacement is a surgical procedure performed to treat chronic hip pain usually due to arthritis. Hip arthritis is a condition where the smooth articular cartilage lining of the hip wears away. Eventually this exposes the underlying bone…

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