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…
knee replacement checklist

Now you can predict if your knee replacement will last

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Out of the many factors that can determine whether a knee replacement surgery procedure will work, one of the most important issues is the timing of the operation. While other considerations also have an impact – such as age, weight, health,…
best UK knee replacements

The best – and the worst – knee replacements have been revealed

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Due to an ageing yet active population and a leap in technology, more and more people are being given knee replacements. Patients are understandably more concerned with the skill and experience of their surgeon, but there is also a range of…
infection after knee replacement

Infection after knee replacement: new research could help identify those most susceptible

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Knee replacement surgery has become a common procedure, with over 110,000 of them carried out per year in the UK, and for the vast majority of people, it’s a pretty straightforward operation with nothing but benefits when the recovery period…