Mr Calder teaches at GP education event

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...

Mr Calder teaches at Leeds Knee Arthroscopy Course

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...

YKC Acute Injury Service

Many sports related knee injuries occur at the weekend (or during the previous week’s skiing!) and present to GPs on Mondays. The Yorkshire Knee Clinic is now able to offer a private acute injuries clinic on Mondays (or Tuesdays) with dedicated acute appointment slots...

Knee Replacement for Women

Nick London, specialist knee surgeon at Harrogate NHS Trust and the Yorkshire Knee Clinic, explains why women need their own special type of knee replacement In the early days, knee replacement used to be the last resort for people with severe knee pain and difficulty...

The risks of knee injuries whilst skiing

Nick London and Stuart Calder, surgeons at the Yorkshire Knee Clinic, look at the risks posed by the annual winter sports season. Over the next few weeks, thousands of people from Yorkshire will be heading for the ski slopes. Many will hobble home with badly damaged...

Peter Dodds is back to work thanks to YKC

TRADITIONAL surgery for damaged knee cartilage doesn’t always work, but a new treatment replaces damaged tissue with cartilage harvested from elsewhere in the knee. Peter Dodds, 37, from Driffield, East Yorkshire, talks to ANGELABROOKS about his experience,...

Rob Vickerman on road to recovery thanks to YKC

ROB VICKERMAN can easily identify the lowest point in his career. It came at Worcester in a Leeds Tykes reserve match 53 weeks ago. The young centre, a week short of his 21st birthday, was making his comeback after eight months out with a ruptured anterior cruciate...

YKC operates on Michael Vaughan’s knee

Michael Vaughan, the returning England captain, said after his test comeback that his hundred in his first Test since December 2005 was “as fine a feeling as I’ve ever felt in the game”, adding that it seemed like destiny to make it at his home...

Gender Knee

Orthopaedic Surgeon Nick London is rolling out this pioneering surgery at Harrogate District Hospital and the town’s Nuffield hospital – describing it as a “significant advance” in knee replacement operations. Mr London believes the new...
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