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.

Apr 04, 2024

Ocean crossing

  In November, we reported on one of Simon Moyes’ former patients who was facing the challenge of the World’s Toughest Row: 3000 miles of…

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Understanding Meniscal Tears: Symptoms, Treatments, and Recovery Explained

Meniscal tears are a common orthopedic injury that can cause significant discomfort and hinder daily activities. These tears, affecting the rubbery cartilage in the knee…

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Non-rower to row the Atlantic – Henry Cheape’s extraordinary challenge

But Henry Cheape is not an ordinary man. Or rather, he IS an ordinary man – he’s just not the typical person who takes on…

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Everything you need to know about ACL injuries

ACL injuries hit the headlines in the lead up to the Women’s Football World Cup this summer, with many professional players side lined due to…

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Arthritis that Affect the Knee

Types of Arthritis that Affect the Knee

Arthritis is one of those conditions that we all begin to dread as we get older. Our knees take a hammering throughout our lives, whether…

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Cartilage Damage

Cartilage Damage: Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

Your knee is the largest joint in your body, and it takes a massive force every step you take. 346% of your body weight goes…

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How Cold Weather Could Be Affecting Your Knee Injury

How Cold Weather Could Be Affecting Your Knee Injury

You step out of the front door, and the cold hits you. You may just be out to walk the dog, or you may be…

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Why You Shouldn't Let a Meniscus Tear Go Untreated

Why You Shouldn’t Let a Meniscus Tear Go Untreated

Can a meniscus tear heal on its own? If you’re reading this blog, the chances are you have already been diagnosed with, or suspect that…

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ACL Surgery

What to Expect After Your ACL Surgery

ACL surgery is a very common operation. It is almost always carried out arthroscopically, which means the surgeon makes small incisions in your skin and…

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ACL Reconstruction Surgery

ACL Reconstruction Surgery | Healing Timeline and How to Improve...

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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