Cycling levels in the UK have increased by up to 200% as a result of the Covid19 lockdown, according to Secretary for Transport Grant Shapps who made the announcement in June.
If you have knee osteoarthritis, a simple but important consideration is, are you getting enough Vitamin D?
Tricompartmental osteoarthritis is a severe form of knee arthritis that affects all three compartments of the knee joint. The knee is a complex joint made up of three compartments – the patellofemoral where the kneecap (patella) and thigh bone (femur) meet, the medial tibiofemoral on the inside of the knee and the lateral tibiofemoral on…
January is a busy time for orthopaedic surgeons. Not only is there a higher risk of injury at this time of year due to icy weather conditions, but there is also the “New Year Resolutions factor”, which sees many people redoubling their efforts to get fit after the indulgences of the Festive season. Unfortunately, this…
Christmas can be stressful at the best of times but when you’re coping with the pain of arthritis on top of everything else, it can really put a dampener on the celebrations.
Choosing a knee implant is an important decision. The prosthesis will become a vital part of your anatomy, helping you to walk, sit, stand and move around. Not only that, but it will be with you for years to come – around 15+ is the usual lifespan for an artificial knee implant.
We have smartphones, smart watches, smart TVs… Now, the next innovation that could transform people’s lives is the smart knee implant.
Living with chronic hip pain can have a huge impact on your quality of life. Your hips are vital for standing, sitting, walking and running so constant pain can make everyday life and activities extremely challenging.
It’s nearly that time again when thousands of runners, old and young, professional and amateur, experienced and novice, take to the streets of the capital for the annual London Marathon.
Knee arthroscopy, also called keyhole surgery, is a less invasive form of surgery than conventional open surgery. The surgeon investigates and corrects the problem using a precision tool called an arthroscope which has a tiny camera attached that is used to inspect the joint for damage. Similar keyhole instruments can then be introduced into the joint and…