How does My Knee Work?

Keeping your knees healthy is key to keeping a healthy and active lifestyle. As one of the largest joints in your body, it plays a vital role in your day-to-day life. Bones The knee is made up of the lower end of the thigh-bone (femur), the upper end of the shin-bone (tibia), and the knee-cap […]

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Are you Fit for Surgery?

What can I do to be in the best condition before surgery? Undergoing surgery is like taking part in an athletic event, and in some cases is equivalent to running a marathon. Therefore to give yourself the best chance of a good recovery with minimal complications there are a number of things you can do […]

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What is Knee Osteotomy Surgery?

Knee osteotomy surgery involves cutting the bone to correct the alignment of the knee, and enhance its function while also reducing the pain associated with chronic arthritis. It is usually recommended for people with early-stage osteoarthritis, where the damage to the joint surface has occurred only on one side of the knee. The goal of […]

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Knee injuries and golf

Knee injuries count for about 10% of all golfing injuries. The twisting movement of the golf swing or simply squatting down to line up a putt or remove the ball from the hole can cause a tear through the knee cartilage (meniscus). A torn meniscus is a common knee injury often caused by a sudden twisting movement […]

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Hello world!

This is my very first post. I will be posting my thoughts on life, my experiences in healthcare and opinions and information about all aspects of knee problems. Looking forward to the future Gareth

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