To make an appointment
Tel: 0118 922 6921
Welcome to Reading Orthopaedics
One stop solution for hip knee and foot & ankle disorders
Knee arthroscopy is a key hole operation.
The procedure is done as a day case under general
The following procedures are done by knee arthroscopy
What is meniscus?
It is a special type of cartilage inside the knee joint
which helps to distribute the weight equally around
the joint. There are 2 menisci in the knee joint.
Tear in the meniscus can cause pain, locking and
Do you remove the whole meniscus if there is a tear?
No. I will remove just the unstable part of the
When can I walk after arthroscopy?
You will walk straight away after simple arthroscopy
unless you need micro fracture in which case you will
not walk on the operated leg for 6 weeks.
What are the risks of knee arthroscopy?