All posts by Adrian Wilson

Multiligament injury and back to sport

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Lee had a complex ligament reconstruction in May 2019 after a major injury while training in Brazilian JiuJitsu. He suffered a blowout of the top of the ACL, which initially did look very good for repair, but there was insufficient tissue and therefore we elected to go for a 4-strand hamstrings graft (semitendinosis/gracilis) reconstruction reinforced […]

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Screw removal and osteotomy after RTA

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Theo had a terrible 2018 but has very kindly offered to share his story. Theo was sadly involved in a significant road traffic accident back in January 2018 and he sustained a major injury to his right shoulder as well as to his right knee. He underwent a ligament reconstruction with fixation of bony fragments as […]

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Simple measures to keep troubled knees moving.

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Sue has recently had three PRP injections for bilateral medial knee pain, and is feeling much better. She had a partial meniscectomy two years ago and an injection of Cingal – Hyaluronic acid and steroid combined a year later. She was doing well until two weeks ago when she fell in the garden and she has […]

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Lipogems for a troubled knee

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In 1992 Neil had a classic twisting injury to his left knee landing awkwardly. He underwent a bone-tendon-bone ACL reconstruction towards the end of that year. He got back to excellent activity. Sadly he had a further injury at work when his foot caught the lip of the door as he was exiting his lorry […]

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Osteotomy years after childhood osteomyelitis

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Heike had an opening wedge distal femoral osteotomy a year ago. She has had an interesting time with her knee. Aged 6 she developed severe osteomyelitis are both her proximal tibia and distal femur, and and as a result had a growth arrest. She went on to have lengthening procedures in Germany as a teenager […]

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Improving alignment before partial knee replacement

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Mark is a local physiotherapist with a large practice and he’s always pushed himself with sport his whole life.  He is young at 52 and has struggled with severe knee osteoarthritis for many years. He had a very noticeable thrust and “wobble “ as he walked, and had really quite bent or ‘varus’ leg. With these […]

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Unhappy injury in a young man

Josh is a young man who had a sporting injury playing football and has been left with a life changing problem. He first twisted his left knee playing football back in 2016 and ruptured his ACL and tore his medial meniscus. Sadly, his ACL reconstruction failed and when he came to see me in 2016 […]

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An engineer’s feedback on bilateral simultaneous TKR

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John is our first bilateral simultaneous total knee replacement done at the Wellington. It was only possible because of our amazing team and two consultants operating together. 15 years ago I had an arthroscopy in my right knee. Unfortunately my knee became infected and this resulted in the start of osteoarthritis. As my right knee […]

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Ideal candidate for HTO

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Hitesh exemplifies the active person under 65 who really can benefit from osteotomy surgery. Hitesh  is a very pleasant 52 year old gentleman who presented to me a few weeks back with significant varus on the left and Grade IV bone-on-bone arthritis. He had always been very active but had got to the point where […]

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Marked pain relief despite bilateral simltaneous HTO

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Paul had a simultaneous bilateral high tibial osteotomy combined with Lipogems treatment to both knees. He was referred to me as a tertiary referral from a fellow orthopaedic knee specialist who knows of my interest in osteotomy surgery.Paul had a bilateral issue, the left being worse than the right. His X-rays confirmed that he had […]

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