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.

Arthritis that Affect the Knee

Feb 20, 2021

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

Dec 09, 2020

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

Dec 01, 2020

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

Nov 26, 2020

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

Nov 15, 2020

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

Oct 25, 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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dance injuries

Jul 15, 2020

Common Dance Related Injuries

Professional dancers know what it takes. Along with the physical stamina for their gruelling training, dancers need incredible psychological resilience to cope in an industry…

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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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