Monthly Archive: December 2019

What is a knee replacement?

By Lesley Anderson - 18th December, 2019
What is a knee replacement? A knee replacement is a surgical operation that replaces the damaged, diseased or worn knee joint with an artificial joint.  A total knee replacement is most common for patients between 60 and 80 years old although it can be carried out on much younger patients . A partial knee replacement […]

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What is hip replacement surgery?

By Lesley Anderson - 2nd December, 2019
What is hip replacement surgery? Hip replacement surgery is a routine operation to replace the parts of the hip causing problems or pain and replace them with new parts. The hip is a ball-and-socket joint which usually gives us a wide range of movement in all directions and is able to take our body weight […]

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