Waiting times for Hip and Knee replacements

Waiting times for Hip and Knee replacements Waiting times for Hip and Knee replacements is set to rise. It has been hard to escape the news of the rising waiting times for, among other things,  Hip and Knee replacement surgery. Patients waiting for these types of operation as often at risk of complete isolation and […]

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Stem Cells FAQ

What are stem cells? Stem cells have the ability to form various structures such as bone, cartilage and other tissues. Adult stem cells (MSCs) have the ability to repair and regenerate tissues more effectively. MSCs can be found at various locations in the body including bone marrow. What role do they play in joint repair […]

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Hip surgery on the increase

Hip surgery on the increase. Hip surgery on the increase, in particular in the case of the two most common procedures performed in the hip joint. The two most commonly performed hip operations are Hip replacements and Hip arhtroscopy (keyhole surgery of the hip). The number of patients udnergoing hip replacement surgery in the UK has […]

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How to enjoy an Injury-Free run

Running a marathon is a big feat whether you are a novice or a seasoned athlete. So…what steps can be taken before, during and after to avoid injury? Of course you don’t have to be running a marathon in order to follow this advice as most of it is general advice that can be altered […]

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Post Operative Physiotherapy

WHY DO I NEED PHYSIOTHERAPY AFTER SURGERY? The simple answer is that the aim of Post Operative Physiotherapy is to help you get back to ‘normal’ after your surgery . The first ‘phase’ of your post-operative physiotherapy will often be to build up the muscle tone and strength around the joint before progressing to more […]

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New Clinic location: Lyca Health Clinic – Canary Wharf

New Clinic location: Lyca Health Clinic – Canary Wharf We are pleased to be able to add a New Clinic location: Lyca Health Clinic – Canary Wharf to Mr Datta’s Practice. Mr Datta has started an alternate Friday morning clinic in Canary Wharf (Lyca Health). He will have full access to the usual scanning facilities on […]

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Knee Anatomy

As the better weather approaches and more people will be out enjoying a run and other sports – we thought that it would be a good time to explain a bit more about Knee anatomy. The knee is one of the most important joints in the body and consists of two articulations – in simple terms this […]

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Which Implant?

Having a hip replacement is a big decision. You not only have to think about the operation and immediate post-operative recovery, but also the longer term effects. How long an implant last will depend on how active you are and what type of implant is used. There are numerous manufacturers who have different types of […]

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Hip Pain

Hip pain is a common problem that can lead to disability. It is important that a thorough and correct assessment is carried out in order to help with an accurate diagnosis. Although physical examination is an important part of diagnosing hip conditions, the use of imaging (X-ray/MRI/CT) is crucial to aiding this diagnosis. During your […]

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Hip and Knee Clinic Blog

WELCOME TO THE HIP AND KNEE CLINIC BLOG! Hello and welcome to Hip and Knee Clinic Blog. The blog is designed to keep you up-to-date with what’s going on here at the Hip and Knee clinic including dates for our educational events, updates on our services and treatments and information on some of the conditions […]

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