running knee injuries

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…
golfers

Getting Back into the Swing After a Knee Replacement

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New research has revealed that most golfers who undergo a knee replacement will be able to return to the sport within five months. This is great news for golfers who are naturally at an increased risk of needing to undergo a knee replacement. Here,…
Robotic knee replacement testimonial
Robotic-assisted knee surgery

What is the Recovery Like After Robotic Assisted Knee Replacement?

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Preparing to undergo a robotic-assisted knee replacement? If so, you may be wondering what to expect in your recovery. Compared to traditional knee replacements, it is claimed that robotic-assisted procedures can have a shorter recovery time…
Robotic Knee Replacement Benefits

Major UK study set to compare robotic knee replacement with traditional methods

Since the first robotic joint replacement was performed in 1992, the technology has rapidly evolved, achieving ever greater accuracy and precision. Now a major UK study will compare robotic knee replacement benefits to unaided or traditional…
early ACL repair

Early Surgical Reconstruction of ACL After Tear Yields Better results Study Finds

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A new study has revealed that early surgical reconstruction of ACL after a tear produces better results. This is promising news for athletes who are at an increased risk of developing the injury. ACL tears can be extremely painful and greatly…
bone spurs

What Are Bone Spurs in the Knee and How Can They Be Treated?

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Otherwise known as Osteophytes, bone spurs are basically bony lumps which develop within a joint. Known to cause a lot of pain and potential issues with mobility, they are especially common in patients who suffer with Osteoarthritis. Here,…
genes and ACL injury

Genes Could Play a Role in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury

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New research from the Lund University in Sweden, has revealed our genes could play a critical role in anterior cruciate ligament injury. The study looked at identical as well as fraternal twins to see whether genetics played a role. Here,…
High Tibial Surgery for Younger Patients

Lesser-Known Knee Surgery May Prevent Total Knee Replacement

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A new study has revealed that a lesser-known knee surgery may prevent total knee replacement. The findings of the study, published within the Canadian Medical Association Journal, prove promising for younger patients. The surgery, known as…
Steroid Injections and Knee Replacements

Steroid Injections Found Not to Hasten Need for Knee Replacement

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Steroid injections are commonly used to relieve osteoarthritis pain. However, past research has suggested they could speed up the need for a total knee replacement. This has understandably led to some specialists seeking alternative treatment…