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  • Category Archives: Adolescent Knee Injuries

    Yorkshire Knee Clinic’s Dave Duffy explores why a 12-month layoff from sport may be the right solution for young athletes with ligament damage. A few years ago, if your child suffered a sports injury that resulted in ligament damage, the standard recommendation would have been a six to nine month break from sports to giveContinue Reading

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    Prof. Nick London has concerns about those marketing ACL repair as a viable option for children and young people. Earlier this year, my Yorkshire Knee Clinic colleague Jim Newman published a post which looked at the worrying survival rates of ACL repairs (as opposed to ACL reconstructions). I’m not going to repeat Jim’s points (althoughContinue Reading

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    Why are more young Australians having ACL reconstructions? Not so long ago, Christopher Vertullo, associate professor and director of Knee Research Australia rarely had to treat patients aged under 15. Visits to paediatric wards were thankfully scarce. “Now every week I have to go there,” he told The Sydney Morning Herald recently. His experiences promptedContinue Reading

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    As a new report shows that childhood obesity levels are leading to hip replacements in children as young as ten, Yorkshire Knee Clinic’s Dave Duffy explains why weight is only one part of the jigsaw. Last month, an article in the Telegraph raised the issue of joint replacement surgery in the young caused by obesity.Continue Reading

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    When an adolescent complains of knee, limb and joint pain, the temptation is to place it in the catch-all category of ‘growing pains’. So, what are growing pains, and how can you tell when the problem is something more? Growing pains typically appear in children aged between three and twelve. They usually affect the lowerContinue Reading

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