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FA Take Action to Reduce Incidence of ACL Injuries in Women’s Football

The FA is launching new studies to try and understand why so many female football players experience ACL injuries in the sport. The move comes after 12 players from the Women’s Super League and Championship suffered ACL injuries from the game. Here, we’ll look at what studies are being carried out to address the worrying […]

Prehab Before Your Procedure: How to Prepare for Knee Surgery

Elective surgery has been hugely impacted by the Coronavirus outbreak and many patients now find themselves facing a lengthy wait for their surgery. If you are waiting for your surgical procedure to be re-scheduled, there are things you can do to ease any discomfort or mobility issues you might be experiencing. Here, you’ll discover the […]

Running addiction can increase your injury risk

Running is a popular form of exercise that can deliver a high level of benefits to the mind and body. You may have heard the term ‘runners high’, a phrase used to describe the euphoric feeling many people experience after a run. As many gyms have now closed due to the Coronavirus, many people are […]

New advice not to delay your knee replacement

It goes without saying that the decision to undergo a total knee replacement procedure is a decision not to be taken lightly, and there is a lot to think about before taking the plunge. For many, it is uncertainty about the recovery period and its implications that play a role in making this decision: roughly […]

Don’t change a thing: no benefit found in adopting a new way of running

It may be midwinter, but we’re already a mere four months away from one of the biggest dates in the running calendar – the London Marathon. Which means that for the more serious runners amongst us, the training programme starts now. The winter stretch is usually the less intense part of the year, physically, but […]

Can you go skiing after a knee replacement?

There’s always one on any skiing holiday: the poor soul who came a cropper on the slopes and has to spend the rest of the week incapacitated, staring out of the window, looking mournfully at the piste while sipping on a hot chocolate. No shame in being that person – it can happen to the […]

Prehab before knee replacement could lead to better results

We’re all aware of the necessity of rehabilitation after knee replacement surgery, but what about the steps we can take before we even go under the knife? It’s something that’s been on my mind throughout the year, as I’ve been preparing for my own knee replacement procedure later this month. And according to a study […]

Robotic knee replacement advantages and disadvantages

One of the biggest developments in orthopaedic surgery in recent years has been the introduction of ‘robotic joint replacement’. The first misconception that we often have to clear up is that this development does not replace the orthopaedic surgeon and that the robotic arm is not actually performing the surgery independently. Robotic joint replacement technology […]