As we get older, our knees might start to suffer due to arthritis and other conditions, and a knee replacement might look inevitable. However, there are alternatives to the total replacement procedure. Leading Manchester orthopaedic surgeon Mr Winston Kim is here to explain partial knee replacements and their advantages.
While many wrist injuries will heal on their own over time, some might require a surgical operation. In recent year, we have developed ways to operate on the delicate structures of the wrist with the minimal amount of damage. We asked expert hand and wrist surgeon Mr James Nicholl about what wrist arthroscopy is and who might benefit from it.
Nowadays, hip replacement recovery is faster than ever. Of course, for many people the big milestone is when you can get back to playing sports again. In this article, double board-certified consultant orthopaedic surgeon Professor Paul Lee offers his recommendations on how long to allow yourself to recover before returning to different sports, and how to get back into action safely.
Landed awkwardly on your feet after a fall? If you're experiencing a swollen ankle, chances are you may have sprained it! Read more from our expert orthopaedic surgeon Mr Paul Hamilton on what you can do to ensure that the ankle heals as fast as possible.
What should you do if you have pain in your big toe that isn’t going away? Could it be a sign of arthritis? If so, what can be done to help? We spoke with leading orthopaedic surgeon and specialist in foot and ankle problems, Mr Matthew Solan...
The foot is an amazing structure, which is made up of lots of bones and joints that can, unfortunately, be affected by arthritis. But why are some people more prone to developing foot arthritis than others? We've asked our expert orthopaedic surgeon Mr Paul Hamilton to explain the cause and the treatment options for the condition.
Many of us get knee pain from time to time, but it can be difficult to know whether it’s a problem that will fix itself or something that needs treatment. Here is a complete guide to the causes of knee pain and how to treat it by expert orthopaedic surgeon Professor Ali Ghoz
Dupuytren's disease is a common condition where, over time, the fingers are permanently bent and can no longer be straightened. We asked one of our top orthopaedic surgeons Ms Anna Moon to explain how they can be treated minimally invasively with collagenase injections.
If you train your body pretty hard and have developed hip or groin pain that hurts when lying down, you may have a hip stress fracture. Thankfully, orthopaedic surgeon Mr Rishi Chana is on hand to explain the treatment required and how it can be prevented in the future.
Neck pain is highly common among individuals of all ages. Bad posture, hunching over a computer all day long and sleeping funny can all cause pain in the neck. Other times a pain in the neck may be a side effect of osteoarthritis or a symptom of an underlying health problem. To find out more about neck pain, what causes it and, maybe most importantly, what we can do to prevent it, we interviewed Mr David Bell of the London Neurosurgery Partnership.