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Football Knee Injuries: A Career Ending Injury?

Football is one of the most popular sports in the world. There is estimated to be around 220 million recreational players and over 100,000 registered professional players worldwide. Like any sport, it presents several injury risks for those who play regularly. Knee injuries, particularly to the meniscus, are a real threat to players. In some […]

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Risk of Osteoarthritis After ACL Repair Examined

ACL repair is a common procedure that aims to treat anterior cruciate ligament injuries, often in younger patients. ACL injuries are particularly prevalent in young athletes, with many opting for surgery to return to play at their previous level. We previously published an article on the long-term success rates of ACL reconstruction and covered the […]

Jonathan Webb interviewed in the Telegraph

On the eve of the Six Nations tournament, Jonathan has been interviewed by Tom Cary, Senior Sports Correspondent for the Telegraph on his journey from playing for England to becoming a leading knee surgeon specialising in robotic knee replacements. It is exactly 30 years since England’s glorious 1991 Grand Slam win, with Webb scoring 63 […]

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Prep Your Knees for Ski Season

Thanks to the COVID-19 outbreak, many people have missed a ski season or two when the world went into lockdown. Although Omicron may have set us back slightly, many people are hoping that they’ll be able to return to the slopes this season. However, before you do it’s important to make sure your body is […]

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Is My Knee Pain Due to Bursitis or Arthritis?

While knee pain is largely associated with arthritis, it can have several causes. One condition that can cause very similar symptoms to arthritis in the joints, is bursitis. So, how do knee bursitis and arthritis differ and what treatments are available to help ease the symptoms? Learn everything you need to know below. What is […]

Quad Muscles Contract Differently After ACL Reconstruction

A new study has revealed that the quad muscles contract differently after ACL surgery. In many cases, this can lead to long-term weakness of the muscles. Initially, the weakness experienced was thought to be down to shrinkage or muscle atrophy. However, now scientists have pinpointed a change in the way the muscles function, it paves […]

Reducing Knee Reinjury Risk

Smartwatches have become a popular way to track our health. Using sensors, they collect data relating to sleep, fitness and heart rate. Now, after securing a $2.9 million grant, the University of Virginia and Virginia Tech are hoping to use these wearable sensors to assess recurring Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) injuries. Here, we’ll look at […]

Does Marathon Running Ruin Your Knees?

The London Marathon takes place on the 3rd of October, and this year it is set to be the biggest of all time. The event, held by Virgin Money, is set to see 100,000 runners take part in 2021. While running is known to deliver all kinds of health benefits, it also poses a few […]