*NEWS FLASH* – Waiting Times to Rise for Hip and Knee Replacements

Mr Simon Stevens, the NHS England Boss, has spoken. He states that patients will face longer waits for operations such as hip and knee replacements, which are considered as ‘non-urgent’ operations. GPs are also expected to cut the number of patients they refer to hospitals and are advised to refer to physiotherapy instead. Is this […]

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Osteoarthritis – what a PAIN, literally!

Joint pain happens to the best of us –osteoarthritis particularly becomes a real pain to some of us as we get older. People ask “why me?” It seems that there are many predisposing factors from genetics, to our activity levels, obesity, age, and previous joint injury. The condition can be present when there is pain […]

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Interview with knee surgeon Mr Adil Ajuied

Clinical Director Hily Klibansky interviews Mr Adil Ajuied and asks him about arthritis, knee replacements and whether physiotherapy really helps. Mr Ajuied is a full time knee surgeon in London specialising in all aspects of knee surgery. Mr Ajuied has been appointed a senior honorary clinical lecturer in Trauma and Orthopaedics as well as director […]

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Physiotherapy can help you if you suffer from arthritis

There are hundreds of different types of arthritis and related conditions. With Osteoarthritis (OA), the joints show signs of wear and tear, as we get older. Osteoarthritis affects your cartilage, the protective tissue on the ends of your bones that allows them to move smoothly against one another at your joints. Imagine that cartilage is […]

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