knee replacement risks

Aspirin found to be effective for preventing blood clots after knee replacement surgery

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It takes the edge off headaches, dulls toothache, makes period pains more manageable, helps you tackle colds and flu, and even be used to help prevent heart attacks and strokes. And according to a recent study from the University of Michigan,…
total knee arthroplasty

Walking could be key to avoid total knee arthroplasty

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When it comes to knee OA – along with every other medical issue – prevention is always better than cure, and anything which can keep people off the operating table is always worthy of attention. And a new report – from a study team at…
hip and knee replacement combined

Joint replacement of the hip and knee does not mean an increase in short-term complications

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Although they’re two very separate parts of the body, our hip and knee joints have an uncanny ability to wear out at the same time. It’s not that much of a mystery when you think about it – the deterioration of one means we tend to put…
London knee replacement surgery

As Queen reluctant to undergo knee surgery, what does recovery in older knee replacement patients entail?

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The recent news story about the Queen turning down the opportunity for knee replacement surgery in order to carry on with her forthcoming engagements gives us the ideal opportunity to discuss knee surgery in older patients. While most people…
partial knee replacement

Partial vs full knee replacement examined

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The argument between total knee replacement and partial knee replacement is one that has been raging for some time amongst the medical community. And so far, the battle is being won by the total replacement adherents: out of the 98,147 instances…
total knee replacement for footballers

Retired pro footballers more likely to require knee replacement surgery

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However hard you’ll try, it’ll be very difficult to avoid football over the next couple of months, what with the culmination of the domestic and European season flowing into the 2018 World Cup in Russia. And whatever you say about the physical…
Bristol Joint Replacement Centre

Mr Jonathan Webb heads up new joint replacement service in Bristol

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Bristol patients in need of hip or knee surgery now have a new joint replacement service dedicated to getting you moving as quickly as possible. Knee specialist Mr Jonathan Webb has brought together a team of experienced and expert joint…
Stiffness after knee replacement surgery

How to treat a stiff knee after replacement surgery

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After going through the challenges of knee replacement surgery, there’s nothing more demoralising than becoming afflicted with knee stiffness and often patients can experience a similar lack of mobility to their pre-surgery state. Although…