Healthy Diet for Healthy Bones

Healthy Diet for Healthy Bones

A healthy diet and active lifestyle can ensure your bones are kept strong and healthy.  Vitamins and minerals such as calcium and vitamin D are an essential part of a healthy diet. Calcium-rich foods are essential in building strong bones and vitamin D will ensure...
Healthy Diet for Healthy Bones

Biological Cartilage Regeneration

Autologous Cartilage Transplantation (ACI) is the gold standard in biological cartilage regeneration. It was NICE approved in 2017 but despite this there has been a low level of uptake in the UK and only a handful of NHS centres provide the procedure. My NHS practice...
Healthy Diet for Healthy Bones

High Tibial Osteotomy (HTO) and Biological Knee Replacements

High tibial osteotomy is performed when a patient presents with arthritis mainly on one side of the knee, either medially (inside of the knee) or laterally (outside of the knee). The most common is medial osteoarthritis and HTO is performed to shift the load to the...
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High Tibial Osteotomy – how does it work?

High Tibial Osteotomy – how does it work? A high tibial osteotomy is a procedure performed where the arthritis is mainly on one side of the knee joint either the side of the knee (medial compartment) or the outside of the knee (lateral compartment). Most...
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MAKO Robotic Surgery

Robotic surgery has recently been introduced to the Nuffield Wessex Hospital – Mr Datta is now offering this to patients. What is MAKO Robotic Surgery? Mako Robotic-Arm Assisted Technology is an innovative assistant for surgeons when performing joint...
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Hip Impingement Q&A with Highgate Hospital

Mr Datta speaks to Highgate Hospital. Q: What is Hip Impingement? Hip impingement (the technical term is Femoro-Acetabular Impingement or FAI) is caused when excess bone around the hip joint ‘impinges’ or ‘catches’ and causes pain. Pain is usually felt in the groin...