Bones, Joints & Muscles 11th September 2019

When sepsis strikes

Phil Crow went into hospital for a gallstone removal procedure expecting to be home the next day. Two months later he was still there, fighting for his life after complications led to sepsis. 'In July 2010 I was admitted to hospital ...

by Karen Finn

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