Arthritis is a degenerative condition, which means the symptoms gradually worsen over time. It can have a seriously detrimental impact on your quality of life, making it difficult to perform day-to-day tasks.
Winter can be a challenging time for people with arthritis. Cold weather can increase joint pain and stiffness and you may also be more prone to feelings of isolation and depression, as it can be harder to get out and about.
New year is a time when many of us carry out a bit of a “life audit”, looking at what is working in our lives and what we would like to change. Health and wellbeing often features on the list but not always in the number one slot.
As the countdown to the festive period begins, spare a thought for family and friends who have arthritis and for whom Christmas can be – quite literally – a pain.
Broken bones tend to be more common in the winter months, or when doing activities that are on snow or ice. A 2016 study into hip fractures from the national hip fracture database (Diurnal and seasonal patterns in presentations with hip fracture, published in November 2016 in Age and Ageing) reported a 15.6% increase in…Details
If you are in severe pain or experiencing worsening loss of mobility due to osteoarthritis or other degenerative conditions, you may be focusing on preparing for your surgery and you may not be able to think much beyond that date.
Joint replacement surgery may be offered to people with severe joint pain caused by osteoarthritis or injury. It is a routine surgical procedure that offers life-changing benefits. Hip and knee replacements can relieve pain, increase mobility and restore lost quality of life, helping people to lead a full and active life again.
More than 70,000 knee replacements are performed every year in England and Wales and the number is continuing to rise. Knee replacement surgery is a routine procedure for people with severe knee pain. However, some of the patients we see are anxious about the idea of being given prosthetic implants and we understand that the…Details
If you are experiencing severe pain and loss of mobility due to hip joint damage, you may be offered total hip replacement surgery. For some people, the idea of this type of surgery can, understandably, be a bit daunting. But hip replacement surgery is a safe, routine procedure that provides effective, long-term relief from pain and…Details
Welcome! Go Orthopaedics is a growing practice specialising in providing the highest level of orthopaedic care to all our patients. Our practice is based in London but we treat people from all over the UK and worldwide. Led by Mr Vivek Gulati, but supported by numerous other people from anaesthetists to physiotherapists as well as administrators,…Details