It is common for athletes who engage in high performance sports such as rugby, basketball and netball to sustain injury to the Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL). ACL injuries can interfere with normal knee function and stability, meaning everyday life and sporting activities can be painful. Luckily due to advances in surgical and rehabilitation practices most
This summer Dr Louis Shidiak is encouraging all his patients to develop healthy joints and muscles by staying active and mobile where possible. Although the summer time heat and busyness can discourage most from exercising, developing a summer exercise program can help to maintain your condition and reduce pain. With the right advice about types
OA can creep up at anytime. Here are some foods to be mindful of during this festive season. We all know that sharing food is a huge part of our festive season, whether it is sitting around the table with family over Christmas or celebrating New Years Eve with flowing canapés. Although commonly found among
What is hip arthroscopy? Hip arthroscopy is an orthopaedic procedure that uses key-hole surgery to examine and treat pain inside of the hip joint. This involves a tiny camera that is inserted through small incisions to help assist Dr Shidiak with any surgery that may be required to repair damage to the joint. As a
Dr Louis Shidiak is a Sydney based Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in conditions of the hip and knee. Utilising his surgical experience coupled with his prior Physiotherapy training, Dr Shidiak specialises in restoring function to his patients through surgical and non-surgical management techniques.