The ALL and creating a bombproof knee after ACL rupture

Posted on Feb 02, 2019

The anterolateral ligament (ALL) is a ligament on the outside of the knee that contributes to stopping the knee giving way. It is commonly torn at the same time as the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in a sports injury, but most surgeons ignore it and only fix the ACL.

Curing heel pain and how to treat Plantar fasciitis

Posted on Jan 02, 2019

Plantar fasciitis is a common injury, but in the past, it tended to be underdiagnosed and there were few non-invasive treatments available. In recent years, however, treatment options have improved dramatically.

Anterior knee pain - Could it be Hoffa’s syndrome?

Posted on Jan 01, 2019

Hoffa’s syndrome, otherwise known as infrapatellar fat pad impingement, is a problem which causes pain at the front of the knee (anterior knee pain). It is due to inflammation in the fat pad of the knee or Hoffa’s fat pad. It is a very common cause of anterior knee pain, but one that is very often misdiagnosed, or not diagnosed at all. Very commonly, people get told by their doctor that they have 'anterior knee pain', which just means pain at the front of the knee - but the patient knows that!

Priority Medical is open

Posted on Nov 22, 2018

Priority medial - a new private GP business in Poole

The Best Knee Replacement? The benefits of robotic-assisted knee surgery

Posted on Nov 02, 2018

Robotic-assisted knee surgery involves the use of a specialised surgical robot to try and increase or improve the accuracy of the surgery. When conventional knee replacements are carried out, surgeons rely on measuring with rulers and measuring angles with protractors to try and put the knee in the best possible position. This process can be reasonably accurate, with around 80% of patients who have had knee replacements being delighted with the final results. The use of the robot allows a greater degree of accuracy, and to position the knee replacement in the perfect position.

The UCI Gran Fondo World Championships 2018

Posted on Sep 03, 2018

Charles Willi-Owen racing in the cycling world championships

Bournemouth Private Clinic

Posted on Jul 02, 2018

Charles Willis-Owen now at the BPC - the best self-funded Orthopaedic Surgery prices around

Mr Willis-Owen Qualifies for the World Champs Again!

Posted on Jun 30, 2018

Charles Willis-Owen top knee surgeon takes some time off work to qualify for the cycling World Championships.

Charles's videos for TopDoctor

Posted on May 04, 2018

Charles Willis-Owen, Sports and Knee expert talks about assessing knee injuries, robot knee surgery and more...

Cryo chamber in Bournemouth

Posted on May 02, 2018

Cryo chamber use for exercise recovery