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  • Category Archives: Mythbusters

    We explore why knee injuries at this year’s World Cup are (almost) as inevitable as England losing to Germany on penalties – and what’s being done to change the situation. It won’t have escaped your notice that the 2018 World Cup is about to kick off. Every four years, the lead up to the tournamentContinue Reading

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    There’s no better tissue than what God gave you. James Newman, knee specialist with Yorkshire Knee Clinic, explains why experienced knee surgeons work hard to ensure you keep the menisci in your knee. Your knee has two menisci. They’re the c-shaped pieces of cartilage-like material that cup the thighbone where it meets the shinbone andContinue Reading

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    Yorkshire Knee Clinic’s Jim Newman responds to one patient’s question. The issue of weight is always a difficult one to tackle with patients. We’ve spoken on these pages previously about the advantages of losing weight if you are experiencing knee pain and, by way of a quick recap, there are two key ones:    1. WeightContinue Reading

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    (And should I be worried about it?) As they grow older, many people experience creaking, cracking noises in the knees. It’s most noticeable when you squat down and stand straight again, or when you’re climbing stairs. But what’s actually happening to create that noise? And should it concern you? Let’s take the second question first…Continue Reading

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