Waiting lists are one major area of concern for the NHS. But lists alone don’t tell the whole story of the challenge we face, says Jim Newman.
It’s time to get realistic about what your knee replacement will deliver, says Jim Newman.
We tend not to think too much about walking downstairs when we can do it painlessly. When every step is a sore one, it becomes a far more complex task. Dave Duffy explains why.
Is there an age beyond which you can’t have a knee replacement? Dave Duffy explains.
At first, it seems improbable. How could a programme of internet-based exercises beat seeing your orthopaedic surgeon or physiotherapist? But when you think about it, it makes perfect sense, says Dave Duffy.
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.