Knee

Mr Soong Chua is a specialist knee surgeon based in Melbourne. He has years of experience in treating knee conditions, whether they be caused by prolonged use or by injury.

Knee Conditions we treat

The patella (knee cap) is the small bone that forms the front of the knee. The ligaments, muscles and cartilage can be damaged or become misaligned over time, causing patella instability. The patella is held in place by flexible ligaments, muscles and its shape, allowing it to move within the...
The meniscus is a C-shaped fibro-cartilage pad that helps to cushion the knee from impacts. There are two menisci in each knee – a medial and a lateral one. They sit within the joint between the surfaces of the knee. A tear in the meniscus can occur due to a traumatic injury, such as twisting...
The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is a major ligament in the middle of the knee that provides stability, particularly with twisting and pivoting movements An ACL injury can be partial or complete. A partial tear of the ACL is an incomplete tear, meaning the majority of the ACL is still...
Knee arthritis arises when cartilage or the surface of the knee joint wear out. Worn out cartilage (also referred to as osteoarthritis of the knee) is the most common form of arthritis and can lead to bone ends rubbing together (bone on bone). Wear and tear to the surface of the knee joint prevents...

Other Conditions

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