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The challenge is on next month for Europe to retain the Ryder Cup in Gleneagles. The perfect time to get that swing right, or is persistent knee pain hampering your game? Arguably the biggest event in the world golfing calendar rolls into Scotland next month when the best golfers from Europe take on an eliteContinue Reading
“Our thoughts are with Stuart’s family following recent tragic events. Stuart was a great husband, father, son and friend and will be missed by us all. “Yorkshire has lost one of its finest surgeons and a great man, but the family’s loss is unimaginable and we would hope that their privacy can be respected duringContinue Reading
Nick London had a paper presented at the World Sports Trauma Congress 2012 by his previous Knee Fellow, Jon Smith, on the results of a large series of anterior cruciate ligament reconstructions in children and skeletally immature adolescents. The outcomes of surgery have been very promising using hamstring grafts via an ‘adult type technique’.
Nick London was invited by the British Association of Surgery for the Knee to speak at this international conference in London this week. He took part in an educational session covering high tibial osteotomy, KineSpring load absorber treatment and answered questions on the clinical experience of the device.
Travelled to Lucerne to teach as Faculty on a Surgical Technique Course for the KineSpring load absorber. This is a regular course for Specialist Surgeons from across Europe to be trained in the surgical technique and patient selection for the load absorber treatment.
Nick London was invited to give a lecture on the KineSpring load absorber at the London Knee Meeting on the 17th October 2012 at the Queen Elizabeth Conference in London and debated its advantages compared to high tibial osteotomy for carefully selected patients.
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.
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