The anatomy of the knee: joint replacement explained

Using a model of a knee joint I explain firstly the anatomy of the knee and how the joint works, then I go on to explain the three types of knee replacement operation and the reasons for each. I am talking from personal experience, having already had an ACL graft and now on a waiting list for a full knee replacement. Continue reading “The anatomy of the knee: joint replacement explained”

How to prevent runner’s knee, and four exercises to treat it

Runner-in-starting-blocksRunners’ knee is a term many of you may be familiar with. It’s a common condition among runners, but can occur in any athlete who does activities that require putting load through the knee. It’s no wonder then that it’s a common complaint within the triathlete and running community. Continue reading “How to prevent runner’s knee, and four exercises to treat it”