Runner’s knee is a general term that can be applied to several different injuries in relation to overuse of the knee, resulting in pain around the kneecap. Orthopaedic surgeon Mr Alex Chipperfield tells us more about the medical conditions that fall under runner’s knee.
Jumper’s knee, also known as patellar tendonitis, is a type of knee injury that tends to develop over time. It gets progressively worse without treatment and could spell the end of an athlete’s professional career. What exactly is jumper’s knee and what can be done? Orthopaedic surgeon Mr Alex Chipperfield explains.
You may not often consider the importance of the hip. This joint supports our weight as we move, allowing us to walk or run. Hip fractures are not uncommon, nor should they be sniffed at. They can be very serious injuries with a lengthy recovery process. What can be done about them? Leading orthopaedic surgeon Mr Alex Chipperfield is here to explain.