It's life changing to have knee replacement surgery. Of course, you're going to have questions such as how long does the replacement knee last? Our expert orthopaedic surgeon Mr Paul Trikha explains everything you need to know.
Hip replacements are a fairly common procedure as people get older. Wear and tear in the hip can mean that the only option is to replace the ball and socket joint with a prosthetic. Now, this procedure can be done with the assistance of robotic technology. Mr Winston Kim explains the advantages of robotic-assisted hip surgery.
Spinal injuries can be very serious. One more common injury is a slipped disc - when the spinal discs that sit between the vertebrae herniate, or slip out of place. We asked leading orthopaedic surgeon Mr G. Michael Hess the important questions.
If you have hip pain that simply won’t go away, femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) is one possible cause. In this article we interviewed leading consultant trauma and orthopaedic surgeon Mr Nick de Roeck to find out what causes FAI, how it can be diagnosed and how it is treated.
Having knee replacement surgery is a really big decision to make. One of our expert orthopaedic surgeons Mr Paul Trikha explains that it is not always necessary and non-operative treatments should be exhausted first before opting to go under the knife.
Hand and wrist problems are very common. But what kind of problems need surgery to fix them? We spoke to leading consultant plastic and hand surgeon, Mr Frederik Schreuder.
Gilmore’s Groin, sports hernia and pubic inguinal pain syndrome are all terms used to describe injuries that involve the muscle, tendon and ligaments that make up the area that anchors the pubic bone and the lower part of the abdomen that connects with the groin. It’s a common cause of groin and adductor pain in athletes. Orthopaedic surgeon Mr Rishi Chana tells us more about sports hernia and what it feels like.
Bursitis is a common condition that causes aches and tenderness in different areas of the body. One of our expert orthopaedic surgeons Mr Andrew Fitzgerald explains what happens when either the shoulder, elbow, hip, knee or foot are inflamed thanks to the condition and what you can do about it.
Osteoarthritis in the knee has traditionally been managed with steroid injections to relieve pain, and in the end stage, a knee replacement. For younger patients neither of these treatments are ideal in the long term, so could a new treatment called the nStride injection offer a solution? We asked leading consultant orthopaedic surgeon Mr Charles Willis-Owen how the nStride injection works and how it differs from other therapies.
Keyhole surgery techniques have revolutionised many areas of medicine, from knee and shoulder repair to stomach surgery and gallbladder removal. When it comes to the hip, keyhole surgery – or arthroscopy – has made a whole range of procedures easier and safer. We spoke to leading consultant orthopaedic surgeon Mr Sujith Konan to find out how hip arthroscopy works, what benefits it offers over open surgery and what conditions it can be used for.