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Common Questions About Hip Replacement Surgery

Hip replacement surgery is an operation to replace an arthritic, damaged hip joint. When there is significant cartilage loss in the hip joint causing pain, stiffness and mobility issues, a full replacement of the joint may be required. By the time hip replacement is necessary patients are often waking in pain at night and unable […]

Subchondroplasty for the Treatment of Knee Pain

Knee pain affects millions of people every day, leading to a lower quality of life and issues with mobility. Treatments for knee pain largely depend upon the root cause of the problem. For those suffering with pain due to bone marrow lesions, one option that is proven to work is subchondroplasty. So, what is subchondroplasty […]

How to Prepare for Knee Surgery for Best Results

New research funded by the National Institute for Health and Care Research has found that fewer knee replacement procedures are being carried out in England due to strict guidelines. Many surgeons are refusing to carry out the procedure until patients lose weight. Those who do not lose weight are being refused a knee replacement in […]

Can Hip Arthritis Present As Knee Pain?

Hip arthritis can be a very painful condition that makes life difficult for many people. Normally, following symptoms of prolonged pain or tenderness in the hip joint, it is formally diagnosed after a clinical assessment by a GP and an X-ray. However, sometimes the pain of hip arthritis can be misleading. This is because the […]

Study Shows Walking Can Prevent Knee Pain

A new study has revealed that walking can help to prevent knee pain for those suffering with osteoarthritis. The research, carried out by the Baylor College of Medicine, highlights the long-term benefits of walking regularly for patients over 50. Additionally, it also suggests walking could be an effective way to slow down damage within the […]

MCL Surgery for Stener-like Injuries of the MCL

The Princess Grace Hospital in London has published a new study into stener-like injuries in the American Journal of Sports Medicine. One of the rarest sports injuries, it is known to significantly impede healing. Here, we will look at what the latest study found, and what a stener-like injury of the MCL is. What is […]

Are Females Taking Longer to Recover After ACL Repair?

A new study carried out by researchers from the University of North Carolina, has revealed that women take longer than men to recover after ACL repair. This highlights the need for a different approach to be taken during recovery. According to the research, men continue to see an improvement over time, whereas women’s results plateau. […]

Is Knee Pain Really Made Worse by Running?

Running is fast becoming one of the most popular ways to exercise, with over 2M people in the UK undertaking it as part of their regular exercise regime. It appeals to many people as running can be enjoyed alone or as part of a group in almost any environment. There is no need to spend […]

How To Avoid Winter Sports Knee Injuries

Many people are starting to resume their favourite winter sports. These recreational sporting activities include both individual as well as team sports such as ice hockey, downhill skiing, snowboarding, and cross country skiing. Due to the nature of these sports, they have been linked with a higher incidence of injury. In particular, there is a […]

Take Care of Your Knees

Our knees are some of the most hard-working joints in the body whether that is during everyday routine tasks, high impact sports or simply supporting body weight. It’s no surprise that with the strenuous work that the knees perform throughout our lifetime they will likely wear out or sustain injury at some point. Here we […]

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