Arthritis affects 10 million people in the UK. It is the greatest single cause of pain and disability in this country. To mark National Arthritis Week, we are asking people if they understand the symptoms to look out for, as getting an early diagnosis can make a big difference to quality of life as the…
Yesterday, Mr Andrew Carrothers reached a personal milestone in completing his 100th Mako robotic assisted surgery procedure at Nuffield Health Cambridge, with the help of his team.
As we emerge from lockdown, surgical operations are resuming across the NHS and private healthcare settings. This is great news if you are in pain and have been waiting for orthopaedic surgery – waiting lists for orthopaedics are the longest of any specialty right now. However, many patients are understandably anxious and we are frequently…
Orthopaedic surgeons often use the word “multidisciplinary” to describe the way we care for our patients. One patient recently asked what this means and why we advocate a multidisciplinary treatment approach. This blog explains why, when it comes to orthopaedic care, we believe that more is most definitely more….
The end of one year and the start of the next, always seems a good time to reflect, as well as look forward. Here Mr Andrew Carrothers shares a personal note to all his patients as 2019 draws to a close.
Carrothers Orthopaedics is a growing pelvic and lower limb orthopaedic practice based in Cambridge and led by experienced orthopaedic surgeon, Mr Andrew Carrothers. It has been a great year for us and our patients, with many highlights, achievements and milestones.
Scientists have found a way to grow synthetic cartilage which could revolutionise treatments for arthritis sufferers in the future. It could be a while before the research is complete, but it appears it will be worth waiting.
Traditional printing involves laying down an image onto a flat surface. By contrast, 3D printing deposits materials – plastic, metal, ceramic, powders, liquids or even living cells – in layers to create a three-dimensional object. It has been around for nearly three decades but how is it now transforming healthcare?