Vitali Goriainov

Biography Mr Vitali Goriainov completed his medical degree at the University of Southampton and became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2007. His basic orthopaedic training was in the Wessex region. Before completing his training, he obtained a PhD degree in Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research. He completed further…

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Scott Parker

Biography Mr Parker is a Consultant Orthopaedic Hip and Knee Surgeon. He completed his training in Scotland and South West England, before undertaking sub-specialty fellowships in hip and knee surgery at the University Hospital Llandough (Cardiff). His interests include enhanced recovery and orthopaedic infection. He worked as a NHS Consultant (2016 – 2023) in the…

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Signs you need knee surgery

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes According to the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, over 100,000 knee replacements are now carried out each year in the UK1. It is a major, yet effective operation and over time becomes the only way to eradicate pain and improve quality of life. If you’re suffering from severe…

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Michael Bishay

Biography Mr Bishay retired from the Royal united Hospital after serving as a consultant Orthopaedic surgeon for 25 years in January 2020. Mr Bishay started working as a part time consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon in Practice Plus Group Hospital, Shepton Mallet in 2014 mainly to do revision hip surgery for a cohort of Metal on metal…

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Private and NHS hip replacement waiting times explained

Many people come to us asking the question: how long is the waiting list for a hip replacement? Hip replacements are a common surgical procedure, particularly for older adults who may experience joint degeneration over time. Due to the high demand for hip replacements, waiting times for hip replacements on the NHS can be lengthy and…

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Cycling after knee replacement surgery – top tips

It’s the same every summer. You watch the Tour de France in awe as lycra-clad heroes struggle up impossible climbs while the colourful peloton snakes its way through scenic Alpine valleys. Suddenly you get the urge to hop on your bike and imagine yourself pedalling away to victory wearing the yellow jersey. And then you…

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How much do private knee replacements cost in the UK?

The following article examines knee replacement surgery costs and aims to shed light on how valuable it could be to you. Pain in your knees can be debilitating. It can even stop you from carrying out everyday chores and activities like driving, walking, and climbing the stairs. In some cases, knee pain can be so…

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Signs you need a hip replacement

There were 84,998 hip replacements in England, Wales, Northern Ireland, the Isle of Man, and Guernsey in 2021 according to the National Joint Registry1. Hip replacement is a major, yet effective and common operation and over time may become the only way to eradicate pain and improve quality of life. But what are the tell-tale signs…

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What not to do after knee replacement: The top five mistakes

If you’ve just had a knee replacement or are considering taking the plunge, the healing process may seem a daunting prospect. However, there are plenty of ways to ensure a smooth recovery. Our list of what to do and what not to do after knee replacement explores what you can do to give yourself the…

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Michael’s knee replacement in Southampton

Read about Michael Earl’s successful knee replacement surgery in Southampton. Michael has always played a lot of sport, but following a serious injury at just 26 years old, his left knee was so painful he had to give up playing professionally. As the years went on wear and tear to both of his knees and…

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