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…
risk of osteoarthritis after ACL repair

Risk of Osteoarthritis After ACL Repair Examined

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ACL repair is a common procedure that aims to treat anterior cruciate ligament injuries, often in younger patients. ACL injuries are particularly prevalent in young athletes, with many opting for surgery to return to play at their previous level. We…
Jonathan Webb interviewed in Telegraph

Jonathan Webb interviewed in the Telegraph

On the eve of the Six Nations tournament, Jonathan has been interviewed by Tom Cary, Senior Sports Correspondent for the Telegraph on his journey from playing for England to becoming a leading knee surgeon specialising in robotic knee replacements. It…
skiing knee injury

Prep Your Knees for Ski Season

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Thanks to the COVID-19 outbreak, many people have missed a ski season or two when the world went into lockdown. Although Omicron may have set us back slightly, many people are hoping that they’ll be able to return to the slopes this season.…
knee bursitis

Is My Knee Pain Due to Bursitis or Arthritis?

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While knee pain is largely associated with arthritis, it can have several causes. One condition that can cause very similar symptoms to arthritis in the joints, is bursitis. So, how do knee bursitis and arthritis differ and what treatments…
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.…