Clinical symptoms in knee disorders.- Examination of the knee.- Imaging of the knee.- Osteoarthritis of the knee and other arthritis.- Knee ligamentous instability.- Meniscal tears.- Patellofemoral disorders.- Osteochondral injuries.- Avascular necrosis.- Tendinosis and Bursitis around the knee.- Injection techniques of the knee.- Physiotherapy principles in knee disorders.
This book provides a concise and accessible resource for evaluating, diagnosing, and managing common knee disorders. The chapters are presented in a clear, and easily understood style so that practitioners can readily apply the information in their day-to-day clinical practice.
The Knee Made Easy opens with discussion of the anatomy, biomechanics, clinical examination and radiological imaging of the knee, followed by commonly encountered clinical symptoms and conditions of the knee. Each clinical condition is demonstrated with the background, presentation, investigations, and treatment options.
Medical students, generalist doctors, junior orthopaedic doctors, and physiotherapists will find this book to be an essential go-to guide for effectively treating the most common knee disorders and improving patients' care.
Charalambos Panayiotou Charalambous
BSc, MBChB, MSc, MD, FRCS (Tr &Orth)
Bambos (short name for Charalambos) studied Medicine at the University of Manchester, UK and did his postgraduate Surgical and Orthopaedic training in the North West of England.
Bambos is currently a Consultant Surgeon in Trauma and Orthopaedics at Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, and has a special interest in disorders of the Knee and Shoulder.
Bambos is an Honorary Professor in the School of Medicine at the University of Central Lancashire. Bambos has a keen interest in Medical Education and is an enthusiast in Research, having extensively published in his areas of interest.
Department of Trauma and Orthopaedics
Blackpool Victoria Hospital
School of Medicine
University of Central Lancashire