Why does my knee keep “giving way”?

Why does my knee keep “giving way”? As a Consultant Orthopaedic and Knee Surgeon I treat many patients with difficult knee problems. A common problem that affects many of my patients is the feeling of their knee “giving way”. This often happens unexpectedly and can be painful, although sometimes it is not. It causes instability…

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Knee Bursitis

What is Knee Bursitis? Knee bursitis is inflammation of a small fluid-filled sac called a bursa that sits near your knee joint. Bursae reduce friction and cushion pressure points between your bones and the tendons, muscles and skin near your joints. Any of the bursa in your knee can become inflamed, but knee bursitis most…

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5 Best Knee Pillows for a Good Night’s Sleep in 2022

5 Best Knee Pillows for a Good Night’s Sleep in 2022 Knee pain, hip pain and even back pain can have an impact on your sleep which can then negatively impact many other aspects of your life. Chronic tiredness will get you down and will only make it more difficult to manage the chronic pain…

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When Can I Drive After Knee Replacement Surgery?

When Can I Drive After Knee Replacement Surgery? In the weeks after your total knee replacement surgery you will likely be keen to get back behind the wheel. After all, no one really likes relying on friends, family members or public transport! Driving will make it easier to get back to your regular work, social…

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Steroid Injections for Knee Pain

Steroid Injections for Knee Pain What is a steroid? Some steroids occur naturally in the human body. Artificial steroids act like natural steroids to reduce inflammation. They’re different to the anabolic steroids used by body builders to increase their muscle size and strength. A number of different steroids are available for injection. Common examples of…

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Do I need a Knee Replacement?

Do I need a knee replacement? Simple answer…I don’t know. Real question is do YOU think it’s time for a knee replacement? This conversation comes up week after week in my specialist knee clinic. So, let me be clear that for most of you the decision to proceed with knee replacement surgery is yours. It…

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The latest non-surgical treatments for Osteoarthritis

If you’re suffering from knee pain – get your free copy of my guide to find out everything you need to know about how to manage your symptoms. Download Now Joint replacement operations are a $20 billion per year industry. There is no doubt that they have improved the lives of millions of people. But they aren’t…

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How to get back to exercising after a knee injury

Knee injuries are quite common in high-energy sports, and they can take a relatively long time to heal completely. Fortunately, with early diagnosis and treatment from a knee surgeon in Manchester, you can recover quickly and return to exercising within no time. However, you shouldn’t jump back in full force immediately as you run the…

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How do you know if your knee injury is serious?

If you’re suffering from knee pain – get your free copy of my guide to find out everything you need to know about how to manage your symptoms. Download now Knee injuries are among the most common injuries in sports. With many more people taking part in exercise we are seeing more people coming to…

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