Mr Calder was invited to teach at the NSTC (Newcastle Surgical Training Centre), at the Freeman Hospital in Newcastle, with Professor David Deehan.
Mr Calder spent the evening lecturing and discussing the management of knee problems with a group of 40 general practitioners, at Weetwood Hall, Leeds.
On Wednesday 27th April, Nick London performed his first Patient Specific Instrumention (Trumatch) Knee Replacement. This will now be offered to patients requiring a knee replacement. A feature on the Patient Specific Instrumention (Trumatch) Knee Replacement will appear on the Yorkshire Knee Clinic website in the next few weeks.
Stuart Calder took part in an evening education meeting at the Spire Hospital, Leeds, on 16th March 2011. This was a session for General Preactitioners, a refesher course on orthopaedic examination techniques. Stuart taught, not surprisingly, on the knee, using a very patient volunteer! It was a lively and useful session for all involved. InContinue Reading
Stuart Calder convened the 7th annual Leeds Knee Arthroscopy Course on 9th March. The course teaches young surgeons, from all over the UK, about arthroscopic knee surgery and the basics of ACL reconstruction, using lectures, demos and surgical knee models. On the 10th March there was a shoulder arthroscopy day. On the 11th March StuartContinue Reading
The knee surgeons of Yorkshire Knee Clinic work from a number of hospitals in Harrogate and Leeds, including Nuffield Hospital. We believe good nutrition and a relaxed atmosphere can support a swifter and more complete recovery. That’s why, if your knee surgery will require a stay at Leeds Nuffield, you’ll enjoy a private room, secureContinue Reading
Yorkshire Knee Clinic’s knee surgeons operate from three private hospitals. The Duchy Hospital Harrogate is a 27 bed facility, with en-suites (bath or shower) in all bedrooms, TV, telephone and nurse-call facilities. Parking is available on site. The hospital also operates a full range of outpatient services. Please arrange your knee procedure at this hospitalContinue Reading
The knee surgeons of Yorkshire Knee Clinic work from a number of hospitals in Harrogate and Leeds, including Spire Methley Park Hospital. The hospital is just a few minutes’ drive from the M62 in Methley and is a convenient base for patients travelling from West or South Yorkshire. Recently refurbished, the hospital aims to provideContinue Reading
Knee injuries are the most common major injury sustained by skiers They account for around a third of all ski injuries, with the ligaments most commonly affected. The most serious knee ligament injury is a rupture of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), which results in problems with twisting and a high risk of the kneeContinue Reading
A NEW device that works like a car’s shock absorber could help thousands of people affected by osteoarthritis. The spring-loaded implant is surgically attached to the bones above and below the knee joint. As the foot hits the ground the device, called the KineSpring, soaks up much of the impact, taking the load off damagedContinue Reading