All posts by Adrian Wilson

ESSKA 2018


This was another superb meeting from ESSKA organised by my good friend the President, Romain Seil and his team. They had over 3,000 delegates attend the Glasgow meeting. PostersMy team were there in force and I was delighted to see that we had four podium presentations as well as six posters. We were runners up […]

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Arthroscopic arthrolysis for ACL knee stiffness

Lorraine underwent an arthroscopic arthrolysis under my care in mid-March 2018. When I first met Lorraine back on the 12th of February 2017, she had severe anterior pain with loss of extension following a significant skiing injury which had occurred two to three years previously in the French Alps. She had been very active and […]

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The value of biplanar osteotomy

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Neil was referred to me by Steve Bollen, who is a very well known surgeon in Yorkshire who has been a leading light in sports knee surgery for many years. Mr Bollen has several times seen me talk on osteotomy and in particular about my minimally invasive technique and the use of a bone wedge […]

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Knee Replacement at 50

Susan is a really lovely 50-year old lady who was very unlucky and had a nasty road traffic accident aged 19 – so back in 1986 – fracturing both femurs, her pelvis, her back and a dislocation of her left hip. She soldiered on for many years but in the end the hip became so […]

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Pain-free bilateral simultaneous HTO


Katie has just done so well after bilateral simultaneous high tibial osteotomy surgery. Katie is a very pleasant 50 year old lady who was working as a shop manager – she has an interesting history in terms of her work, having achieved an MBA in business and a law degree and has also worked in […]

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Total knee replacement in the older patient


Mrs Henning is 80 and has just had her second total knee replacement – before this recent surgery she could not walk for more than 10 minutes, but now she is doing really well.  Mrs Henning first came to see me back in September 2017. She had had a very successful right total knee done […]

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Estepona medi meeting April 2018


Andreas Imhoff’s Estepona meeting – the 15th medi European Sports Orthopaedics Symposium – took place April 5-8 2018. This is a really fantastic sports medicine meeting that Andreas runs annually. It is sponsored by Medi and attracts large numbers of delegates. This year we had 150 in the audience. Andreas very kindly invited me and […]

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Complex bow leg problem in a younger man


Chris is a 50 year old man who has had problems with his right knee for some time.  When he presented he had moderately severe arthritis medially and quite significant varus alignment and couldn’t straighten his knee. He had a 30 degree fixed flexion deformity (30 degrees away from straight) and he could flex up […]

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First UKKOR Report 2018

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Twelve years ago Neil Thomas and I dreamed about setting up a UK database for osteotomy surgery. We collected data for many years and then combined our datasets with those of Matt Dawson in Carlisle and Chris Wilson in Cardiff. David Elson was our fellow and worked between our three units 3 to 4 years ago, […]

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BASK 2018


This year we have six papers at BASK. John Dabis – my fellow – is doing three podium presentations. John Dabis supporting his poster presentatioJohn Dabis giving a plenary presentationThe topic of John’s presentation Adrian WilsonIt’s great to see my team in action at the BASK meeting (British Association for Surgery of the Knee).Over the […]

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