Not all patients may feel one hundred per cent ready for knee surgery at any given stage in their lives. Thankfully, there are now many modern and effective regenerative medicine treatment options to treat knee problems without the need for surgery. In this insightful article, London-based consultant sports medicine specialist, Dr Ralph Rogers, outlines these main non-surgical alternatives to knee surgery, who is best suited for these treatments, as well as what age groups are suitable for them.
Dr Shabaaz Mughal, a reputable sports medicine specialist who has worked with many to level athletes, is here to explain exactly what happens when a sportsperson injures their anterior cruciate ligament, as well as the surgery and recovery process.
Joint soft tissue pain, if left untreated for a prolonged period of time, can become chronic. Here to inform how we can avoid allowing this to happen is highly experienced and well-regarded London-based consultant sport and medicine physician, Dr Shabaaz Mughal.
Learn from Dr Rogers about the benefits of Lipogems, a procedure of fat-assisted healing and an incredible way of relieving joint pain and postponing or avoiding surgery altogether.
You might be referred for a musculoskeletal assessment if you have chronic pain in your joint, muscle or nerves. We asked one of our leading sports medicine specialists Dr John Tanner what you can expect during a clinical assessment and what your specialist might be looking for.
How can you relieve your osteoarthritis symptoms during the cold, winter months? Dr Ralph Rogers, a top consultant in sports medicine and regenerative orthopaedics based in London, explains.
Understandably, an injury can feel like a huge disappointment for any sports player or athlete. This potentially minor or major complication can form a range of emotional responses, often negative, which can lead to anger, denial and depression. Sports medicine specialist Dr John Tanner clarifies the significance of mental health in recovery.
Regenerative medicine – medicine which helps the body to heal itself – is a rapidly-developing field. In the UK you can find qualified specialists offering biological therapies such as platelet-rich plasma, scaffolding and tissue bio-glue, all of which aid the healing process in different ways. We interviewed leading consultant in regenerative medicine Professor Paul Lee to find out how far the technology has progressed in recent years, how these different therapies work, and how often they can be used.
A dislocated knee is a common injury that usually takes up to six weeks to heal. You'll know once it's happened because it's very painful and you will find it difficult to walk immediately. Sports medicine specialist Professor Paul Lee explains how a dislocated knee is diagnosed, treated and how it can be prevented.