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Centre for Sports Orthopaedics

The Centre for Sports Orthopaedics offers a full range of joint preservation procedures for the knee, shoulder, hip, ankle and elbow.

Our sports orthopaedic centre uses minimally invasive arthroscopic procedures (joint endoscopy), but also classic open orthopaedic surgery methods (e.g. correction of the leg axis).

Specialities of the sports orthopaedics centre:


  • Therapeutic support of the shoulder joint
  • Joint instability after shoulder dislocation
  • Instability of the acromial-clavicular joint
  • Rotator tendon injury
  • Seal under the acromion (impingement) and osteoarthritis of the acromioclavicular joint.
  • Frozen shoulder
  • Complex operations and revision surgeries with joint preservation
  • Shoulder endoprosthetics (primary and revision surgery)


  • Therapeutic focus of the knee joint
  • Meniscus injuries
  • Ligament instability of the anterior and posterior cruciate ligaments, collateral ligaments
  • Cartilage therapy
    (Mosaicplasty / cartilage bone grafting, autologous cartilage cell transplantation)
  • Patellar instability
    Correction of the knee joint axis near the leg


  • Therapeutic focus on the ankle joint
  • Post-traumatic impingement ("ankle joint")
  • Cartilage bone defects
    (Osteochondrosis dissecans, OCD)
  • Chronic ligament instability
  • Arthroscopy of the hindfoot


Gotenstraße 1, 42653 Solingen 
+49 212 547 69 13  l  +49 177 540 42 70  l  +49 173 203 40 66
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