Knee replacements are back. After a pause for Covid, we’re delighted to be able to start working through the backlog – but there remain tough choices and challenges ahead, says Dave Duffy.
Dave Duffy looks at new research that could one day change the nature of the way we approach osteoarthritis.
Once, partial knee replacements were deemed suitable for just 5-10% of all knee replacement patients. Today, some put that figure closer to 50%. Nick London explains what’s behind such an enormous change.
What’s going on with weight in relation to knee replacements? Nick London unpicks a complex situation.
Nick London explains what makes the PPK his implant of choice for partial knee replacements, and what the rating means for patients.
Nick London reflects on a challenging but ultimately encouraging picture for elective orthopaedics in Harrogate.
Best practice techniques and patient selection for fixed-bearing partial knee replacement have shifted a great deal in the past decade. Yorkshire Knee Clinic’s knee surgeons have been asked to provide an up to date guide.
A new paper neatly nails the problem with the conventional wisdom surrounding arthroscopy: we’ve been throwing the baby out with the bathwater, says Jon Smith.
As lockdown 3 continues, how is your knee operation affected? Jon Smith has the latest.
It’s something you can feel. Occasionally it’s something you can hear. But what is Patellar Clunk Syndrome? Jon Smith explains.
For people already suffering from knee pain at the start of the pandemic, lockdown has made things worse. Why is that? Jon Smith explains & explores some potential solutions.
The NHS is looking at a 12-18 month backlog of knee replacements once the pandemic subsides. So isn’t the obvious choice to perform more knee replacements same day? Jon Smith examines the situation.