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    Generally speaking, yes you can. This information was correct at 10 June 2020. Since lockdown began we’ve been operating an online or phone consultation system. It has worked well, enabling us in many cases to diagnose conditions or at the very least to alleviate symptoms until we can book patients a face to face consultation.Continue Reading

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    If you weren’t able to make the live webinar, here’s what you missed. On 10 June 2020, Yorkshire Knee Clinic’s consultants hosted a webinar in conjunction with Nuffield Health. The session was designed to help clinicians who have been supporting patients with knee pain until planned surgery and regular consultations can resume. With more thanContinue Reading

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    As elective surgery resumes, what’s the likely wait time for your knee operation? Jim Newman shares a personal take. Today, my NHS hospitals in the Mid-Yorkshire NHS Trust began the slow return to their elective surgery lists (one of the first trusts in the country to do so). Elective surgery is any surgery that isContinue Reading

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    New survival data for fixed bearing knee implants is good news if you’re 60 or under and need a knee replacement. To date, most knee replacements have been performed in the over-60s. In part, that’s because the wear and tear that knee replacements solve occurs most frequently in older patients. But that’s far from theContinue Reading

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    Your child is complaining of leg pain, and you put it down to growing pains. But at what point should you see a medical expert? Dave Duffy explains. I’m always a little cautious about the term ‘growing pains’. It’s what we call a diagnosis of exclusion – that is, you don’t look for specific symptomsContinue Reading

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    But please bear with us if we don’t respond immediately to your enquiry. We wanted to tell you more about what YKC surgeons have been doing during the coronavirus outbreak, and how that might affect any consultation or treatment you need. Supporting the NHS For the past few weeks, Yorkshire Knee Clinic knee specialists haveContinue Reading

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    An ACL tear is a serious injury and the road to recovery can be long. But a new study suggests that the damage isn’t only confined to the knee. It can cause harmful changes in our brain structure too. Something strange happens when you rupture your anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). We know that some jointContinue Reading

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    Your knee may be sore, but that’s not necessarily where the problem lies. Yorkshire Knee Clinic’s Dave Duffy explains. Every year, Yorkshire Knee Clinic consultants will see patients who swear they have knee pain. You’d think it would be a simple thing to identify, but actually everyone’s body can play tricks on them from timeContinue Reading

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    As the COVID-19 outbreak continues, what is the current situation if you’re due to have knee surgery imminently? At time of writing (15 April) the situation is as follows: Will coronavirus affect my knee operation? Private knee operations We operate from four Yorkshire hospitals:     >  BMI Duchy Hospital Harrogate     >  Nuffield Hospital Leeds     >  Spire Methley Park HospitalContinue Reading

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    Rates of paediatric and adolescent ACL reconstruction have increased 29-fold over the last 20 years. But why? A recent report into paediatric and adolescent ACL reconstruction reached the encouraging conclusion that the “risk of serious complications, including further surgery for growth disturbance is very low.” But if you’re not a knee surgeon, it’s the precedingContinue Reading

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