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Understanding Knee Replacement Surgery

We understand that preparing for knee replacement surgery can be worrying for many people. However, you should be reassured that knee replacement surgery is generally considered to be a safe, and nowadays, a routine operation. Every year in the UK over 80,000 people undergo knee replacement surgery. The main reason is that a successful knee replacement helps get rid of…

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Understanding the Knee Arthroscopy Procedure

Knee arthroscopy surgery is often a treatment choice for many people, especially if they’ve been suffering from debilitating knee pain and symptoms of instability. It’s sensible to take some time to consider your options and we understand that you might not be sure what to do for the best. That’s why the team here at My Knee Doc, have…

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The Different Knee Surgeries to Treat Arthritis

Knee arthritis is one of the most common reasons that people come to our Cheshire Knee Clinic. Here at My Knee Doc, we believe it’s important you have a complete understanding of all your options before deciding on which treatment is best for you. This is why we’ve written this dedicated blog post that goes…

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How to Prevent Knee Pain and Problems

  Whether you’re suffering with knee pain right now or have experienced it in the past, you don’t need a specialist knee surgeon to tell you how important it is to maintain the good joint health in your knees. Whilst our team at My Knee Doc are highly trained to deal with any kind of problem, it’s…

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Recovering from Knee Replacement Surgery

  Having a knee replacement surgery is a significant operation, especially for people who have may never have had a significant medical intervention in their lives before. Many patients should be able to return to their daily routine within six weeks, however, it can take between three months and a year to completely recover and…

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Understanding the Knee Osteotomy Procedure

Knee Osteotomy Surgery is a procedure performed when a patient is suffering from early-stage osteoarthritis that affects one side of their knee joint. To treat this, an osteotomy will cut either the tibia (shinbone) or the femur (thighbone), re-aligning the knee joint to relieve pressure across the knee. In this post, My Knee Doc will…

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Understanding the Composition of the Knee Joint

While we have written a variety of in-depth posts about specific injuries, treatments and operations performed by Warrington specialist knee surgeon, Mr. Gareth Stables, it’s about time that we took a proper look at the composition of the knee joint. Understanding the components of the knee and surrounding structures can help you prevent knee injuries and…

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How Torn Quadricep Tendons Can Affect Your Knee Health

  Despite having covered a lot of different knee injuries, today our consultant knee surgeon outlines how torn quadriceps tendons can affect the general balance and function of your knee joint. The quadriceps is an intrinsic muscle to the function of the knee joint, with four separate muscle groups which have their distinctive names. The…

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Exercises to Aid Knee Replacement Surgery Recovery

Knee replacement surgery is a fairly serious procedure so it’s important to perform the necessary strengthening exercises your replacement knee surgery Warrington expert will assign you after the surgery. We’ve outlined some of the best practices, exercises and stretches to help you recover from a knee replacement surgery. Remember that you should always consult your…

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How Knee Key-Hole Surgery and Arthroscopy Can Help Severe Knee Injuries

Understanding how key-hole surgery can help is the first step to making the right decision about knee key-hole surgery Warrington if you suffer a severe knee injury. Below we’ve outlined some of the primary injuries in which knee key-hole surgery is used. In this post, we’ll be covering general arthroscopies and their use when it…

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