Treating anterior knee pain

Understanding and Treating Anterior Knee Pain

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Causing pain in the centre and front of the knee, anterior knee pain is a common complaint for patients. While symptoms vary, for some the pain can become so severe that it interrupts their daily life. So, what is anterior knee pain and how…
ACL Reconstruction Records Higher Satisfaction Rate

Higher Rate of Satisfaction Recorded After ACL Reconstruction Than with Non-Surgical Approach

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A 10-year follow up from the Swedish National Knee Ligament Registry, has revealed a higher rate of patients are satisfied with results after ACL reconstruction than with a non-surgical approach. This new research follows on from previous studies…
Less pain after robotic knee replacement

Is There Less Pain After a Robotic Knee Replacement?

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Orthopaedic surgery remains one of the most dynamic medical specialties, with rapid and innovative advances in treatment and surgery. Recent advances have led to the introduction of robotic knee replacements. This innovative procedure is known…

How Long Does It Take to Recover from a Robotic Knee Replacement?

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Robotic knee replacements are known to have a shorter recovery period than traditional procedures. The minimally invasive procedure also produces fewer risks than standard knee replacement techniques. However, it is still important for patients…
How should I prepare for a Robotic Knee Replacement?

How should I prepare for a Robotic Knee Replacement?

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Robotic knee replacements are widely known to be safer and more precise than a standard knee replacement. Using technology to help position and insert the replacement joint, the procedure benefits from a high success rate and fewer complications. If…
knee replacement prevention

Predicting and minimising the need for a knee replacement

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the NHS is currently experiencing an unprecedented backlog of patients waiting for procedures. Almost 100,000 patients saw their knee replacement operations cancelled during the first wave of the pandemic alone. With…
Meniscus damage

Why women more susceptible to meniscus damage

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Knee osteoarthritis is a common condition that is often associated with ageing. However, it appears genetics also play a large role in the development of the disease. After trying to determine why more women experience knee osteoarthritis…
robotic knee replacement complications

Robotic Knee Replacement Study Finds It Leads to Lower Complication Rate

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Researchers from the Hospital for Special Surgery have discovered knee replacements carried out with robotic assistance, result in fewer complications within three months. Published in Arthroplasty Today, the results of the study could help…
pain in knee replacement recovery period

New Pain Management Technique Developed for Knee Replacement Surgery

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Knee replacement surgery can greatly help patients to regain their mobility and independence. However, around one in five patients who undergo the procedure experience ongoing pain. Now, a new study carried out by researchers at the University…
football knee injuries

Football Knee Injuries: A Career Ending Injury?

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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…