Bones, Joints & Muscles 17th June 2019

Getting back in the game

Serbian tennis pro Nenad Zimonjić talks to MedTechWeek about the total hip replacement surgery that enabled him to continue his career. “It started at Wimbledon in 2009, when I was 33 and ranked number one in the world. After one of the ...

by Karen Finn

Bones, Joints & Muscles 20th May 2019

The other type of arthritis

When you’re a young adult, the last thing you’re thinking about is arthritis. Robin Hughes and his daughter Eleanor certainly didn’t have it on their minds. But they didn’t have osteoarthritis, the type generally associated with ...

by Editorial Team

Bones, Joints & Muscles 20th December 2018

Putting your best foot forward

‘Tis the season for travelling, enjoying festive celebrations, shopping till we drop and… sore feet. Our feet are some of the hardest working parts of our body, yet we often take little notice of them until they start hurting. Particularly ...

by Editorial Team

Bones, Joints & Muscles 3rd December 2018

Empowering people with disabilities

British wheelchair basketball paralympian Laurie Williams has a big list of achievements. Despite being diagnosed with a debilitating nerve condition called motor neuropathy as a toddler following an undiagnosed virus, Laurie later shot to fame on the basketball court, where ...

by Editorial Team

Bones, Joints & Muscles 22nd June 2017

Body Proud: Willibald Panzer

Willibald Panzer (61) is passionate about sport. In 2010 he injured his left shoulder while playing beach volleyball. When the pain became unbearable, Willibald decided to have an artificial shoulder fitted. After the operation and subsequent rehabilitation therapy he was able to ...

by Editorial Team

Bones, Joints & Muscles 31st January 2017

Getting a new knee at 73

When Peter Schmelter’s kneecap was shattered into five pieces in an accident 55 years ago, the only option was to stick them back together.  In 1962, total knee replacements - or TKRs - were still several years away and so Peter, ...

by Karen Finn