Speak to us 24 hours a day on 0161 464 6399 

Speak to us 24 hours a day on 0161 464 6399 

Speak to us 24 hours a day on 0161 464 6399 

Investigation and Imaging

Mr Gareth Stables has rapid access to all necessary specialist imaging techniques to help with the diagnosis of your knee problem or injury. Often  specialist knee surgeon can make the diagnosis of the majority of knee conditions purely from a detailed patient history and thorough examination, imaging is useful for:

Supporting and/or clarifying the diagnosis

Planning treatment

Monitoring recovery/progress

Investigation and Imaging

Mr Gareth Stables has rapid access to all necessary specialist imaging techniques to help with the diagnosis of your knee problem or injury. Often  specialist knee surgeon can make the diagnosis of the majority of knee conditions purely from a detailed patient history and thorough examination, imaging is useful for:

Supporting and/or clarifying the diagnosis

Planning treatment

Monitoring recovery/progress

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Which tests will I need?

We are supported by specialist orthopaedic imaging consultants (musculoskeletal radiologists) using state-of-the-art imaging techniques:

  • These can usually be performed immediately and are used to examine the bones of the knee in particular looking for signs of arthritis, loose bodies or bone fragments in the knee, fractures and other more unusual conditions of the bone.

  • This has become one of the best techniques for examining knees for soft tissue injuries such as ligament injuries, cartilage tears and damage to the joint surface cartilage covering. It is best to discuss which type of investigation is best for you with your doctor or surgeon.

  • Ultrasound scans are a useful and simple investigation for some superficial (near the skin) knee injuries or conditions. These include problems affecting the tendons and cysts around the knee. Ultrasound scans can also be used to “guide” injections into certain areas around the body.

  • CT scans for knee problems have a useful role where the diagnosis is specifically related to the bone around the knee. With complex fractures, for example, 3D reconstruction from CT scans is useful for planning surgical reconstruction.

Can Knee Arthritis Be Prevented

Whilst most cases of arthritis can’t be prevented you can try to reduce the impact of the symptoms and slow down the progression of the disease. You might need to try different combinations of the above treatments, exercises, and devices to find out what works best for you. Most people are able to get back to doing many of the things they enjoy.

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Can Knee Arthritis Be Prevented

Whilst most cases of arthritis can’t be prevented you can try to reduce the impact of the symptoms and slow down the progression of the disease. You might need to try different combinations of the above treatments, exercises, and devices to find out what works best for you. Most people are able to get back to doing many of the things they enjoy.

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  • nhs
  • simply
  • vitality
  • wpa
  • wilmslow
  • axa
  • cigna
  • fipo
  • nhs
  • simply
  • vitality