No surgical procedure is completely without risk, whether that's big or small. If you're to undergo a hip replacement you may be researching the possible complications of the operation. We've asked leading orthopaedic surgeon Mr Nick de Roeck to explain more.
The production of plasma rich in platelets and growth factors began back in the early 70s. In 2009, two Pittsburgh Steelers received PRP injections for ankle injuries before they won their game at the Super Bowl. Orthopaedic surgeon Mr Georgios Arealis tells us more about how PRP can be used to treat sports injuries.
Sports-related ankle injuries are very common. But would do you know what to do as soon as it happens? We've asked expert orthopaedic surgeon Mr Abhijit Guha to explain how to manage a lateral ligament ankle injury.
Fractures are a nasty business and getting the bone reset is crucial to recovery. But did you know there are a number of ways to do this? Experienced orthopaedic surgeon Mr Peter Peev explains fracture fixation and why these techniques are needed.
Achilles tendinopathy presents as painful swelling over the back of the heel and is most commonly experienced in runners. If that sounds like you then read more from our expert orthopaedic surgeon Mr Abhijit Guha who explains what happens if you try to push through the pain and keep running.
For those with a torn ACL who want to return to their sporting activity, they may want to discuss ACL reconstruction as an option to be able to do this. Top orthopaedic surgeon Mr Winston Kim explains the steps to the procedure, from preparation to rehabilitation.
Are you a regular runner and notice pain and inflammation in your heel? It may be Achilles tendon! Read more from our consultant orthopaedic surgeon Mr Abhijit Guha on the possible causes of Achilles tendinopathy and what the condition feels like.
A broken hip is a very common injury in the UK, with more than 75,000 patients suffering from a broken hip every year. A broken hip is a term used to describe a fractured thigh bone (neck of the femur). Mr Nick de Roeck speaks more about who’s at a greater risk of a hip fracture and the course of action taken once a person breaks their hip.
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.