Knee

Read the latest articles from the Capital Orthopaedics team to learn the latest on knee conditions and injuries including meniscus tears, runners knee and more.

acl reconstruction surgery

May 10, 2020

ACL Reconstruction Surgery | Healing Timeline and How to Improve Your Recovery

Tearing an ACL is a very common injury. The tough, fibrous anterior cruciate ligament links your thigh bone (femur) to your shin bone (tibia). It…

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meniscus tear

May 03, 2020

Meniscus Tear in Knee: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments

If you have a feeling of instability in your knee, and pain, stiffness and swelling that doesn’t subside after a couple of weeks of rest,…

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Runner's Knee Injuries: Treatment and Causes

Mar 23, 2020

Runner’s Knee Injuries: Treatment and Causes

Do you feel a dull, aching pain or even a sharp pain in your knee when you’re running? Is it painful or swollen after you…

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Cartilage tears behind the kneecap can be treated more effectively using new technology like the Arthrex meniscal repair system

May 28, 2019

Smart tools for knee surgery

As a leading arthroscopic surgeon, Simon Moyes is always keeping up with the latest technological advances that make keyhole surgery more efficient and less invasive….

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ACL

Jan 22, 2019

That’s torn it

At this time of year, knee ligament injuries tend to flood orthopaedic clinics as people return from the ski slopes. The most common ligament injury…

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Patients denied knee and hip surgery

Sep 25, 2018

Patients denied knee and hip surgery

A recent report from the British Medical Journal (BMJ) has revealed a worrying finding: more and more patients in England are being refused knee and…

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knee ligament damage

Dec 29, 2010

What is Knee Ligament Damage?

Leading orthopaedic surgeon Simon Moyes explains what knee ligament damage is and how best to treat it. The knee is the largest and most injury-prone…

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