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Sciatica and its relationship to excess weight

Leading consultant orthopaedic spinal surgeon Mr Will Kieffer speaks to Top Doctors about how excess weight and sciatica are related to one another, considering clinical research that has found people with excess weight are more likely to have sciatica. Reassuringly, however, he also discusses how sciatica can get better on its own, in people of all body sizes. Find out more, plus how sciatica is managed and what's involved in sciatica surgery in this informative article.

Keep your knees protected: ACL injuries

The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is a key component in the middle of the knee which prevents the tibia (shin bone) from sliding forward onto the femur (thigh bone). However, it is vulnerable to tear and sprain, resulting in “ACL injuries”. Mr Akash Patel, highly skilled consultant trauma and orthopaedic surgeon, explains when ACL injuries commonly occur and how they are managed.

When should I consider a hip replacement?

Have you been experiencing hip pain of some sort recently, and are starting to consider when you should think about undergoing hip replacement surgery? If so, this article contains the answers you may have been searching for. Here, revered consultant trauma and orthopaedic surgeon, Mr Michael Thilagarajah, offers us hsi expert insight in relation to all things hip replacement surgery.

Patellar instability: anterior knee pain with or without unstable kneecaps in children

Knee problems are frequent during a child’s growth, especially in those who play contact sports. Of these pathologies, a dislocated patella is among the most common. Here to provide a comprehensive overview of patellar instability is Mr Darius Rad, consultant paediatric orthopaedic surgeon with specialist interest in knee sports injuries.

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