Sports Therapy Association Podcast

STA115 Focus on The Knee Pt3: ’Do I Need Knee Surgery?’ with guest Jonathan Bell

September 3, 2022

Part 3 of our 'Focus On The Knee' on the Sports Therapy Association Videocast & Podcast: 'Do I Need Knee Surgery?' with special guest Jonathan Bell, Consultant Orthopaedic Knee Surgeon.

Jonathan Bell is a Consultant Orthopaedic Knee Surgeon at Wimbledon Clinics. His areas of expertise include treating sports injuries, ligament reconstruction, tendinopathy and degenerative conditions. With his research dedicated to minimally invasive techniques, he is also vastly experienced with arthroscopic surgery and reconstruction of ligament injuries.

In this episode, Jonathan Bell discusses arthroscopy, i.e. key hole surgery to remove debris, smooth ragged edges, and cut away cartilage that is impairing knee function.

Topics discussed include:

  • The importance of a multidisciplinary approach for patient care
  • Tips for Sports Therapists & Sports Massage Therapists who work alone
  • The history of arthroscopy
  • Arthroscopy for osteoarthritis
  • Arthoscropy for torn meniscus
  • Meniscal tears as a signpost for osteoarthritis
  • The relevance of age

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Our sincere thanks to Jonathan Bell for giving up his time to be a guest on the show.

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