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…
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.
Unicompartmental knee arthroplasty – also called partial knee replacement or minimally invasive partial knee replacement – is a surgical procedure used to treat isolated areas of severe knee arthritis.
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If you have knee osteoarthritis, a simple but important consideration is, are you getting enough Vitamin D?
It is impossible to escape stress. This is particularly true at the moment as all of us face the challenges of lockdown and the anxieties associated with Covid-19. We might be concerned about becoming ill, the mental challenges of isolation, or have financial worries linked to being unable to work. Maybe we are worried about…
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…
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.
Osteoarthritis is a painful degenerative condition that can affect the knee joints. In its early stages, the symptoms may be mild and can normally be managed without surgery. However, as the condition develops, symptoms worsen and more invasive treatment options may become necessary, including surgery.
Joint stiffness is a very common problem that can affect any joint in the body, including your hips, knees, elbows, wrists, and hands.