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  • Partial knee replacements typically mean less risk, better results and faster recovery. So why are up to 50,000 patients missing out each year? Partial knee (or uni-compartmental) replacements aren’t suitable for everyone. Your knee has three compartments and where the surface of the bone is worn away in two or more of them you’ll needContinue Reading

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    Yorkshire Knee Clinic’s Dave Duffy explores why the next advances in knee treatment will happen away from the operating table. Over the past five years the orthopaedic community has made great strides in reconstructing the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). Specifically, those improvements have occurred in diagnosis and operative treatment. Whilst there are always further improvementsContinue Reading

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    Yorkshire Knee Clinic’s Jim Newman explains the value of having a National Joint Registry – and explains why the careful controls over the information made available are absolutely vital. We are in a data age – where every product and process eventually finds its way to an algorithm – so perhaps we shouldn’t be remotelyContinue Reading

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    There’s no better tissue than what God gave you. James Newman, knee specialist with Yorkshire Knee Clinic, explains why experienced knee surgeons work hard to ensure you keep the menisci in your knee. Your knee has two menisci. They’re the c-shaped pieces of cartilage-like material that cup the thighbone where it meets the shinbone andContinue Reading

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    Yorkshire Knee Clinic’s Jim Newman responds to one patient’s question. The issue of weight is always a difficult one to tackle with patients. We’ve spoken on these pages previously about the advantages of losing weight if you are experiencing knee pain and, by way of a quick recap, there are two key ones:    1. WeightContinue Reading

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    Yorkshire Knee Clinic’s Nick London explains why maintaining strong working relationships between our knee consultants and GPs has become more difficult. We’ve come through a winter during which the pressure on the NHS has been a nightly news feature. When resources have been stretched as perhaps they’ve never been stretched before. And where, as aContinue Reading

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    You may have private health insurance. You may wish to contact us direct. But if you want to see a knee specialist, don’t you have to see your GP first? There’s a short and simple answer to this question: no. At Yorkshire Knee Clinic we don’t insist on GP referral, but there is a littleContinue Reading

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    Whether you’re a top athlete or a one-week-a-year skier, once you’ve damaged your knee, stepping back out on the slopes takes more than physical strength. In 2014, just ahead of the Winter Olympics in Sochi, American downhill skier and three-time Olympian Lindsey Vonn re-ruptured her cruciate ligament. Her journey back, not just to competition butContinue Reading

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    (And should I be worried about it?) As they grow older, many people experience creaking, cracking noises in the knees. It’s most noticeable when you squat down and stand straight again, or when you’re climbing stairs. But what’s actually happening to create that noise? And should it concern you? Let’s take the second question first…Continue Reading

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    Every year, we can practically set our watches by the start of ski season… A week or so after Christmas, we’ll see the first of what will become a common feature of the Yorkshire Knee Clinic throughout the first two or three months of the year: knee injuries sustained on the ski slopes. Optimum conditionsContinue Reading

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