All posts by Adrian Wilson

Bilateral Varus managed by sequential osteotomy

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I saw this gentleman, David, in 2015. He was a fit and active architect of 55, but had a bilateral varus deformity (bow legs) that was becoming progressive. You can see on the left side of these long-leg films the extent of the bowing, which was more marked on his right side. Long-leg weight-bearing films like this […]

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ACL injury – the history gives the diagnosis


Gareth is a physiology student who hopes to do medicine in the not too distant future, and is also an elite level rugby player who tore his right ACL.  Gareth was working as a healthcare assistant and we met some time before his injury. He played elite rugby and had had a scholarship at school […]

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14th Medi Sportsmedicine Conference 2017

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This was the 14th Medi sportsmedicine innovation forum which is held by Prof Andreas Imhoff from Munich and supported by the Medi bracing company. Andreas Imhoff always attracts a very high level all faculty and this conference was the same high standard as the previous years.The three-day conference covered all aspects of sportsmedicine and there […]

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Chondral defect in the trochlea


This story is about Gary – a middle aged man who I have been looking after for some time, and who had developed a fairly long cartilage flap in his trochlea – the groove of his femur within the knee joint. Initial conservative management included physiotherapy and steroid injections, although I never thought this was going to be particularly […]

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5th Hampshire and Surrey Knee Physiotherapy Meeting June 2017

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This was our 5th Hampshire & Surrey Knee Physiotherapy Symposium, which we alternate between Hampshire and Surrey. This year we held it in the Ark in Basingstoke, which is a fantastic facility for education. We had a great turnout with close to 80 delegates, and I think we had a really good programme.What we tried to do […]

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Reconstruction of PCL and PLC using internal brace

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This lady – Rochelle – was referred to me by another surgeon because of my interest in complex knee surgery. Poor Rochelle was involved in a road traffic accident and was actually knocked over. She was referred through to me because she had suffered a left PCL (posterior cruciate ligament) injury – but also she had a […]

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GP Meeting May 2017 Hampshire

This GP Teaching Session was an excellent one-day event organised by the Hampshire Clinic. There was a really good turnout of about 50 and it was very good to be speaking to the local GPS of North Hampshire GPs – which I do very rarely – and to share with them our success in what […]

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Visit from Henk van der Hoeven May 2017


I just had a visit from Henk van der Hoeven from the Bergman Clinic. I’ve known Henk for quite a few years and we both teach on the same Arthrex courses where we teach at a consultancy level, and Henk runs 3-4 of these courses every year in Munich.Elite Practice Henk does a lot of National […]

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Full thickness collagen defect and varus alignment


It’s not every day that you operate on an internationally renowned sports knee surgeon but I met Ziyad El Qirem, who’s one of the leading soft tissue sports knee and shoulder surgeons in the middle east at the trauma and innovation forum in Florida where I was speaking in January 2017. Ziyad is a very […]

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Educational Diary for 2017


Lots going on in our team in 2017! It has already been a very busy year.Many of the ideas both in ligament and osteotomy surgery are very popular, and as a result of that I frequently get invited to meetings hosted by the Societies and Groups that are really at the top level of education in […]

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