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About the Knee

This page is concerned with disorders of knee.

To navigate this page

  • Specialist who deal with the knee are listed on the right
  • Conditions relating to that area are listed here
  • Treatments that we offer are listed here
  • Investigations commonly used can also be found here.

Chelsea Orthopaedics is able to offer the full range of diagnostics and treatment for knee disorders and surgical cases including:

  • Pain in the knee
  • Arthritis of the knee
  • Clicking knees
  • Sports knee conditions
  • Walking problems
  • Housemaids knee
  • ACL injuries
  • Meniscal tears
  • Unstable knees
  • Swollen knees.

MRI, CT scans and plain X-rays are reported by a dedicated group of musculoskeletal radiologists with a special interest in knees and rapid communication means that patients are offered the best in diagnosis.

On this page we also deal with also treatments such as

  • Knee replacements
  • Resurfacing replacements
  • Metal on metal hip replacements
  • Knee arthroscopy
  • Knee injections
  • Arthroscopic ligament reconstructions
  • Arthroscopic meniscal repairs.

Our experience

All of our lower limb surgeons are experienced and specialise only in conditions affecting the lower limb. Our aim is to provide world-class quality care that is easy to access, delivered through the Lister Hospital and it's other locations.

Sports knee and knee arthrolplasty

Chelsea Orthopaedics has expertise in soft tissue (sports) knee injuries and knee arthroplasty surgery. We have state of the art imaging services available for all types of knee injuries including xray, ultrasound, MR and CT scanning.

Meniscal, ligament and articular cartilage injuries can be treated with arthroscopic day surgery with the latest high resolution arthroscopic equipment availble in theatres. We also have a special interest in partial knee replcement for degenerative knee conditions as well as total knee replacement surgery.

We have excellent physiotherapy and rheumatology services with an emphasis on mulidisiplinary where appropriate.

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