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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

  How Torn Quadricep Tendons Can Affect Your Knee Health  Having already covered a lot of different knee injuries, today our consultant knee surgeon outlines how a torn quadriceps tendon can affect the general balance and function of your knee joint. The quadriceps are a group of four separate muscles integral to the function of the knee…

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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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Understanding and Preventing ACL Knee Injuries

While there is always a specialist knee surgeon Warrington, it’s important to take proactive steps in preventing ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) injuries in order to continue leading a healthy and active lifestyle. Major knee injuries are well-known for ending the careers of great athletes, with ACL sprains or tears being the most notorious. Below, our…

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Exercises to Help Reduce Knee Pain and Improve Mobility

My Knee Doc is a specialist knee surgeon and consultancy based in Manchester that has been helping members of the public improve mobility and reduce pain within their knee joints for several years now. We recommend both surgical and non surgical intervention that takes a variety of different forms. One of the measures that we…

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What Do You Need to Consider When Choosing an Orthopaedic Surgeon?

My Knee Doc is your local and trusted supplier of replacement knee surgery Warrington. As well as providing knee surgery, we also offer a wide variety of non-surgical treatments for knee problems whether they be long term or sudden. We know that when it comes to searching for an orthopaedic surgeon, there are certain criteria…

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