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…
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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…
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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…
Robotic Partial Knee Replacement Testimonial

Ken Wilkinson | Testimonial

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"Exactly six weeks to the hour from when Jonathan was working on my knee, I was able to get back on the climbing wall. I did have to modify my footwork so as to not bend my knee much under load, but it was OK, and they were pretty easy climbs.…
Remaining active after robotic knee replacement
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…
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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…
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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…