To mark Rheumatoid Arthritis Awareness Week (13-18 September) we are focusing on the effects of this debilitating disease on the hip joint. However, rheumatoid arthritis can affect any joint in your body and if you suspect you may have the condition, it is important to seek medical help.
Let’s face it, 2020 hasn’t turned out how any of us expected. One of the many changes to our lives this year has been the replacement of the 40th Virgin Money London Marathon – normally one of the highlights of the running calendar – with a virtual marathon taking place on Sunday 4 October.
Infections after knee or hip replacement surgery are, thankfully, rare. However, they do occur – according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons around one in every 100 people will develop an infection following hip or knee replacement surgery – and you need to be aware of the risks.