Orthopaedic Insights

Monthly Archives: February 2015

Tibial plateau fractures are common ski injuries. On a given winter weekend of taking orthopedic emergency room call, I will see several of these on average. Patients usually describe a sudden twisting type force to the knee while skiing and may also report hearing or feeling a pop, and having swelling and pain. Tibial plateau fractures are fractures of the top part of the tibia or lower leg bone. The knee joint… Read More