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Maintaining Good Orthopaedic Health in Lockdown

As we find ourselves once more in lockdown it’s important to do whatever we can to stay healthy and well, both physically and mentally. As orthopaedic surgeons, our particular concern is people’s orthopaedic (bone and muscular) health. The fact that we are spending more time at home, with limited opportunities for exercising and the possibility…

Treatment Pioneered by Andrew Carrothers Gives Movement to Cancer Patients

Andrew Carrothers Features in Acclaimed TV Series Performing Pioneering Treatment Founder of Carrothers Orthopaedics, Andrew Carrothers showcased his extraordinary surgical skills in the new BBC series of Surgeons: At The Edge of Life. He was performing a combination of operations for cancer patients to help restore mobility. The highly acclaimed BBC series, which features the pioneering…

Planning Your Mako Robotic Arm-Assisted Surgery: What’s Different?

A small number of orthopaedic surgeons, including Carrothers Orthopaedics, are offering Mako robotic arm assisted surgery for patients undergoing partial and total knee replacement or total hip replacement procedures. This ground-breaking technology provides some important benefits over traditional surgical techniques. In this blog we explore what the difference is between traditional and robotic arm-assisted technology,…

Why Preventing Trauma Injuries is Crucial During Lockdown

Although the curve of the Covid 19 pandemic is flattening, pressure on the NHS is likely to continue for some time to come. As orthopaedic surgeons we are urging people to consider how they could avoid sustaining trauma-related injuries (fractures, strains, sprains and ruptures) during this time, both for their own benefit and that of…

The Importance of a Team Approach in Orthopaedics

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….