Entries by Clinic Team

Preparing your Knees for Skiing

Following on from our previous article about what to do if an injury occurs on the slopes, here we recommend some pre-skiing exercises for preparing your knees for skiing. To ensure a safe and enjoyable skiing experience, it’s crucial to prepare your body physically, especially when you’ve experienced an injury before and may have lost […]

Neil Hunt offers Mako Robotic Knee Surgery at new London hospital

Mr Neil Hunt is delighted to be seeing patients and performing surgery at the new, state-of-the-art Fortius Clinic on Wigmore Street. This newly established seven-storey, 79,000 sq ft, private orthopaedic hospital in the heart of London has 39 en-suite inpatient rooms, consultation and treatment rooms, three operating theatres fully equipped with the latest technology, two […]

The benefits of Robotic Arm Assisted Knee Surgery

Medical technology is constantly evolving, leading to improvements in results. Robotic Arm Assisted Knee Surgery has been a significant breakthrough over the past decade, helping to reshape the way we view knee surgery. What are the benefits of Robotic Arm Assisted Knee Surgery? Compared with conventional knee surgery, robotic arm assisted surgery offers a range […]

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Mr Neil Hunt hosts Knee Surgery Conference in York

Neil was delighted to host the 2023 Knee Discussion Club meeting in York in September. The meeting was attended by 40 of the country’s top consultant specialist knee surgeons to discuss a range of issues related to knee surgery. They spent an informative and enjoyable two days discussing topics ranging from advances in robotic surgery […]

Study finds lower complication rates after robotic knee surgery

Robotic technology has been making significant strides in the world of medicine, and knee surgery is no exception. A recent study published in Arthroplasty Today highlights the numerous benefits of using robotic assistance in knee replacement surgeries. These benefits ultimately lead to lower complication rates and improved patient outcomes. Study into robotic-assisted surgeries Researchers analysed […]

When is the best time for knee replacement surgery?

Considering knee replacement surgery but unsure about the right time to do it? You’re not alone. Choosing the right time for knee replacement surgery is crucial for its success and your overall satisfaction. Here, we look at factors such as age, overall health, and the severity of your knee condition, that all play a significant […]

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Upcoming event: Sports Injuries of the Knee

Mr Neil Hunt is hosting a Sports Injuries of the Knee session on Thursday 25th May 2023 at 18:30 on behalf of Nuffield Leeds Hospital. Open to physiotherapists & associated professionals, he will be covering some common sports injuries that may present in primary care. Topics to be covered will include the assessment and management […]

Neil Hunt introduces Mako robotic technology to Leeds knee arthritis patients

Last Monday, Neil was delighted to attend a patient info evening at Nuffield Health Leeds to introduce Mako robotic knee replacement to patients who have been experiencing the pain and lack of function associated with knee arthritis and who are contemplating a knee replacement. It’s estimated that almost 100,000 knee replacements are performed each year […]

What are the benefits of robotic knee replacement?

According to data from the National Joint Registry, over 100,000 knee replacement procedures are performed annually in the UK. Typically, this represents approximately 89% of total knee replacements, 10% were partial knee replacements, and 1% were patellofemoral knee replacements. Orthopaedic surgery techniques and technology have continually evolved over the decades, and it is believed that […]