protecting knee replacement in younger patients

Protecting Your Knee Replacement in Younger Patients

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Knee replacements are typically associated with an older patient demographic. However, with each passing year, there is a growing number of younger patients undergoing the procedure. In fact, experts predict that by 2030, there will be a 183%…
Prehab before knee surgery

Prehab Before Your Procedure: How to Prepare for Knee Surgery

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Elective surgery has been hugely impacted by the Coronavirus outbreak and many patients now find themselves facing a lengthy wait for their surgery. If you are waiting for your surgical procedure to be re-scheduled, there are things you can…
prehab before knee replacement

Prehab before knee replacement could lead to better results

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We’re all aware of the necessity of rehabilitation after knee replacement surgery, but what about the steps we can take before we even go under the knife? It’s something that’s been on my mind throughout the year, as I’ve been preparing…
recovery after robotic knee replacement

What is the recovery like after robotic knee replacement surgery?

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Robotic joint replacement surgery has been trending across the medical community in the last few years and is an example of how technology is transforming the way hip or knee replacements are being performed. The recent addition of the Mako…
weight loss before knee replacement surgery

New study finds ideal weight loss target for obese patients before knee surgery

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If you’ve been classed as morbidly obese (which according to the NHS is a BMI of over 40) and you’re awaiting knee replacement surgery, you’ve already been told that losing weight is a must. Makes perfect sense: after surgery, your knee…
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…
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…