Personal experience of robotic knee replacement

Mr Jonathan Webb featured in the Rugby Players Association ezine

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Consultant Knee Surgeon and former England Rugby full back Jonathan was recently interviewed by the Rugby Players Association on his career, combining medical school and rugby and qualifying as a doctor while he was still playing for England. As…
knee arthritis in winter

How to Manage Your Knee Arthritis This Winter

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During the winter, patients suffering with knee arthritis may experience a worsening of the condition. When the temperature starts to drop, it can feel like the joints are much stiffer and more painful. So, is knee arthritis impacted by colder…
tennis makes knee joint degeneration worse

It’s Just Not Tennis: Racket Sports May Make Knee Arthritis Worse

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A new study has revealed that racket sports may make knee arthritis worse in patients who are overweight. While physical activity is generally encouraged to those who are overweight, this new research shows not all types of exercise are suitable.…
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…
knee replacement timing

New advice not to delay your knee replacement

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It goes without saying that the decision to undergo a total knee replacement procedure is a decision not to be taken lightly, and there is a lot to think about before taking the plunge. For many, it is uncertainty about the recovery period…
skiing after knee replacement surgery

Can you go skiing after a knee replacement?

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There’s always one on any skiing holiday: the poor soul who came a cropper on the slopes and has to spend the rest of the week incapacitated, staring out of the window, looking mournfully at the piste while sipping on a hot chocolate. No shame…
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…
Robotic Knee Replacement Advantages

Robotic knee replacement advantages and disadvantages

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One of the biggest developments in orthopaedic surgery in recent years has been the introduction of ‘robotic joint replacement’. The first misconception that we often have to clear up is that this development does not replace the orthopaedic…
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…
robotic-assisted knee replacement in Bristol

Robotic-assisted knee replacement now available for Mr Webb’s Bristol patients

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Knee replacement techniques and instrumentation have undergone constant improvement since this type of orthopaedic surgery was first performed. The introduction of robotic-arm assisted technology is the latest development in this field and Mr…