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Running affect my knees

Will Running Affect My Knees?

Long-distance runners often hear warnings about how running could wear out their joints. This can cause concern that their regular running routines are harmful to their knees, or may lead to osteoarthritis. Here we'll explore whether running…
Ortho in Central London

Mr Shah Punwar at King Edward VII’s Hospital

Mr Shah Punwar, orthopaedic knee and hip surgeon, is pleased to announce a new Central London clinic location at King Edward VII’s hospital in Marylebone. Consultations are available between 18:00 and 20:00, on alternate Tuesdays. For…
Online physio

The Effectiveness of Online Physio for Chronic Knee Pain

A recent Australian study has revealed that online physiotherapy, conducted via video conferencing, is just as effective as traditional in-person sessions when treating chronic knee pain. Carried out during the lockdowns of the COVID pandemic,…
Leah Williamson

Leah Williamson Discusses ACL Injuries at Sports Knee Surgery

Mr. Shah Punwar recently attended the 'Sports Knee Surgery' event in Edgbaston, focusing on ACL prevention and rehab. There, an insightful interview unfolded between Leah Williamson, the England Lionesses captain, and Austin Healey, an ex-England…
knee replacement revision surgery

Painful Knee Replacement? You May Need Revision Surgery

Each year, thousands of people manage to regain mobility and lead a pain-free life thanks to knee replacement surgery. According to the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, more than 100,000 knee replacement surgeries are carried…
Partial Knee replacement

When to Choose a Partial Knee Replacement

Undergoing knee surgery can be a daunting process, especially when you're faced with multiple options. A total knee replacement is usually recommended for treating widespread tissue damage in the knee. But sometimes a partial knee replacement…
footballer’s ACL Repair

Another footballer’s ACL Repair – Lia’s story

Since the Lionesses have been on centre stage, there has been a spotlight on Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) injuries. England Captain Leah Williamson suffered an ACL injury in April, preventing her from competing in the Women’s World Cup.…
Preventing Knee Injuries

Preventing Knee Injuries – With Warm-Ups

Knee injuries, specifically those affecting the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), are increasingly prevalent among young athletes. Furthermore, recent stories following the ‘ACL injury epidemic’ in Women’s Football demonstrates how important…
ACL Repair Rehab

After ACL Repair Rehab Success, Joe is Running Again!

Having a strong focus on your rehabilitation after surgery can make a huge difference to your results. Also, a young family and an active career were big incentives for Joe to make a strong comeback after his ACL surgery with Mr Punwar. Here,…
Knee and Hip Evening Consultations

Knee and Hip Evening Consultations at The Blackheath Hospital

Experienced consultant knee and hip surgeon, Mr Shah Punwar is now able to offer patients extended appointment times at The Blackheath Hospital, London. Evening consultations are available between 5.30pm and 8.00pm, on alternate Tuesdays. Contact…
hip replacements

Study Links Old Style Hip Replacements with Heart Damage

A study carried out by Heart Research UK found that people that received certain hip replacements in the 2000’s, could now be at risk of heart disease. This follows a deeper analysis of the heart health of those patients who received the metal-on-metal…
Arthrogenic Muscle Inhibition

Arthrogenic Muscle Inhibition in Knees

Arthrogenic muscle inhibition (AMI) can occur after knee injuries or surgeries, resulting from neural inhibition that causes failure in quadricep activation. Its impact on quadricep strength is significant, as knee extensor peak torque may decrease…
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