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How to avoid knee injuries playing hockey

All of us during our sporting career will be aware of minor aches and pains during and after high-impact sports-related training and match sessions. For the vast majority of us, these will be short-term issues such as overuse and inflammation-related problems to the muscles and tendons around the knee which invariably settle within a few […]

Professor Chapman-Sheath Sponsors Hampshire Rugby Union Youth Teams

Professor Philip Chapman-Sheath is proud to announce that he is sponsoring Hampshire Rugby Football Union’s (HRFU) U15 and U16 teams, this season. His sponsorship will help fund the youth teams’ competitions and will ensure all winning teams, will receive recognition plaques for their clubs and it will bolster HRFU funding for other aspects of the […]

Professor Chapman-Sheath announces new Channel Island knee clinic

Channel Island patients can now benefit from being able to access the expertise of one of the UK’s leading knee surgeons, closer to home. Professor Philip Chapman-Sheath is delighted to inform Channel Island patients that he is now holding regular private outpatient consultations in Jersey. His new clinic will be held once a month at […]

Professor Chapman-Sheath introduces interactive app to improve patient’s care pathway

Professor Philip Chapman-Sheath has partnered with ’myrecovery’ – an app that has been designed to help patients receive the highest level of support throughout their preparation and recovery from knee surgery. Using the app can help patients have the best chance of an excellent outcome. Philip’s patients can download the myrecovery ‘digital companion’ and receive […]

Knee arthroscopy: The procedure, advantages and recovery

An arthroscopy is a ‘keyhole’ daycase surgical procedure, performed under a general anaesthetic, that specialist knee surgeons use to visualise, diagnose and treat many different problems inside the native or even replaced knee joint. We all know that degenerative osteoarthritis, inflammation and accidental injuries can damage bones, cartilage, ligaments, muscles and tendons. For ALL conditions […]

Lancet publishes outcomes of trial for effectiveness of partial and total knee replacements in patients with osteoarthritis

The Lancet has published the 5-year outcomes of a randomised controlled trial: The Total or Partial Knee Arthroscopy Trial (TOPKAT). The purpose of the trial, of which Professor Chapman-Sheath was part of the study group, was to assess the clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of total knee replacements (TKR) versus partial knee replacements (PKR) in patients […]

Educational Knee Surgery Update at Southampton Football Club

Physiotherapists, osteopaths, sports rehab professionals and chiropractors attended an evening at Southampton Football Club’s (SFC) Staplewood Training Ground to hear Mr Chapman-Sheath deliver an educational lecture: ‘Advances in Surgical Treatment of the Knee’. The event was well attended and there was plenty of sharing of best practice ideas and information around treatments to prevent injury. […]

Aikido Champ Thrilled With ACL Reconstruction Results

In 2012, Professor Chapman-Sheath performed ACL reconstruction surgery on former Aikido GB and World Champion, Marco Crispini. An ACL replacement or reconstruction is a surgical tissue graft replacement of the anterior cruciate ligament, located in the knee, to restore its function after an injury. Six years later, it was wonderful to hear that Marco, from […]