Deciding when enough is enough when it comes to the knee pain, stiffness and lack of mobility you’re experiencing can vary from patient to patient. As discussed in our previous post [internal link], timing is everything when it comes to knee replacements as leaving it too late can have a significant impact on your quality […]
At the moment we are all trying to get to grips with Boris’s latest rules on what you can or can’t do, so understanding the long-term, collateral damage of COVID is almost too much to take on board. However, we are already seeing a very real impact on waiting lists for elective surgeries on the […]
Mr David Houlihan-Burne writes an articles for the BUPA Cromwell Hospital magazine on the enigma of anterior knee pain: “GPs and physiotherapists are often faced with patients of all ages complaining of pain at the front of the knee. This is an extremely common problem, accounting for 25-40% of all knee related issues seen in […]
Mr Houlihan-Burne talks to the Guardian Newspaper about new materials and technologies being utilised in knee reconstructive surgery: “Mr David Houlihan-Burne, consultant orthopaedic surgeon at BMI Bishops Wood Hospital, says that, after many years of trial and error, new materials are becoming available to repair damaged knee cartilage and torn knee ligaments.”
Every year thousands of Britons tear a knee ligament, increasing their risk of developing arthritis. Carlo Barbieri, 51, a civil servant from Bexley Heath in Kent, was given a new artificial knee ligament.
Watford Observer quotes Mr Houlihan-Burne in 2009 regarding the design and opening of the Mount Vernon Treatment Centre Consultant orthopaedic surgeon, David Houlihan-Burne, who has overseen the project, pointed to infection control being the most important aspect of the new building. He said: “I suppose the most important thing for me was starting off here […]
Article in Orthopaedics Today quoting Mr Houlihan-Burne as co-chairman at recent European Rapid Recovery meeting: “The whole thing is underpinned by process optimisation. Do not start looking at surgical procedures without these processes in place or it will not work,” said David Houlihan-Burne, FRCS (Orth), specialist lower limb arthroplasty and soft tissue knee surgeon at […]
Lionel Byrne, an 85 year-old grandfather is planning to keep active and independent well into his twilight years thanks to advanced and pioneering new surgery to replace his damaged right knee. The new treatment, Signature knee, uses MRI imaging to create a 3D image of the patient’s knee. With this information the surgeon can carefully […]