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Keep Your Head in the Game: What You Need to Know About ACL Injuries

An Interview with Professor Paul Lee for Doctify
ACL reconstruction is a common repair for athletes of all abilities. Surgeons are always upping their game when it comes to technique, meaning patients can keep getting the win!

Prof. Paul Lee, consultant orthopaedic surgeon and Professor of sports medicine at MSK Doctors tells Doctify how there are many activities that […]

By |November 7th, 2018|Conditions, Wellbeing & Fitness|Comments Off on Keep Your Head in the Game: What You Need to Know About ACL Injuries

Everything You Need to Know about Total Joint Replacement

Written by Dr Charles Rivière for Doctify

Joint replacements for hips and knees was successfully introduced in the 20th century. In order to prevent implant fixation failure and accelerated polyethylene wear, it was initially recommended (conventional technique) that implants were positioned in a ‘biomechanically friendly’ way, which disregarded most of the individual patient anatomy.

While those initial […]

By |July 22nd, 2018|Wellbeing & Fitness, Top Articles|Comments Off on Everything You Need to Know about Total Joint Replacement

Everything You Need to Know About Shoulder Pain

Written by Mr Nashat Siddiqui for Doctify
Orthopaedic Surgeon, Mr Nashat Siddiqui’s guide to shoulder pain and injuries.
What is the most common cause of shoulder pain?
Unlike the hip joint, the shoulder is made up of more than one ‘joint’, and therefore there are many areas that can cause pain.

 

 

The tendons that attach around the joint form […]

By |May 24th, 2018|Conditions|Comments Off on Everything You Need to Know About Shoulder Pain

Our Guide to Computer Navigated Hip and Knee Replacement

Written by Mr Reza Jenabzadeh for Doctify
Orthopaedic Surgeon Mr Reza Jenabzadeh provides us with a complete guide of to what to expect from computer navigated hip and knee replacement.
What is computer navigated joint replacement?

The concept of computer navigation in surgery is well established. It is used more frequently by neurosurgeons performing intricate brain surgery. This technology […]

By |May 14th, 2018|Hot Topics|Comments Off on Our Guide to Computer Navigated Hip and Knee Replacement

Meeting the Medical Director of Top Performing Orthopaedic Centre SWLEOC

Written by Mr Philip Mitchell for Doctify
We spoke to the Medical Director of the South West London Elective Orthopaedic Centre (SWLEOC) to find out about the centre’s unique offering and special attention to recovery and the patient journey.
What is your position at SWLEOC?
I am the Medical Director at SWLEOC. This means I am responsible for […]

By |April 19th, 2018|Top Articles, For Clinicians|Comments Off on Meeting the Medical Director of Top Performing Orthopaedic Centre SWLEOC

Pain in Your Back and Down your Leg? You Might Have Sciatica

Written by Mr Navin Verghese
Back pain. The scourge of the sedentary office worker, it can become debilitating if not treated correctly. But what about when that pain spreads from your back all the way down your leg? According to Orthopaedic Surgeon Mr Navin Verghese, you might have sciatica.

Find out more about the condition and how […]

By |March 16th, 2018|Conditions|Comments Off on Pain in Your Back and Down your Leg? You Might Have Sciatica