Patient Stories

Ray’s bilateral custom-made knee replacements

 Ray's bilateral custom-made knee replacements

It’s now 2 and a bit years on since I had both of my knees replaced with you. I am on top of the world… have skied already last year and again this week… and for the first time in my life it’s pain free… I play tennis / golf and trek a lot… in... Continue reading

April 2020

Colin’s knee replacement surgery

 Colin's knee replacement surgery

My name is Colin and I am a 58 year old ex Rugby and Judo Player who works in the City of London. My knee issues began as soon as I started contact sport in my youth and I had a series of cartilage operation/removals and ligament reconstructions before I was 30. I gave up... Continue reading

April 2020

Peter’s Conformis knee

 Conformis knee replacement

Hi Mr McDermott, just wanted to give you an update on my right knee, which you operated on 6 months ago, on the 31st of July 2018. The knee has come on really well since I saw you last. I am pain free and have almost total  movement. It feels as if I still have... Continue reading

September 2019

Simon’s custom-made knee replacement

 Custom-made knee replacement

3 months in and I feel that it’s all going well, I completed my longest ride yesterday: 49 miles with 4,000ft of climbing. In other news, I had a weekend away in Provence with the bike. Managed 10hrs in the saddle (3 consecutive rides) and climbed 3500m in total. No repercussions, no painkillers either. The toughest... Continue reading

January 2019

Stewart 1-year on from his knee replacement surgery

 Custom-made knee replacement

Hi Ian, I trust all is well with you and your fine team. It’s been a year since my new knee “went in” and I thought that you might enjoy this snap of us in Spain walking the Camino. Muscles around the knee still uncomfortable but doing pretty much everything we enjoy. All the best,... Continue reading

December 2018

Fiona’s custom-made knee replacement

 Conformis custom-made knee replacement

Dear Ian, When I saw you four weeks ago [@ 2 weeks post-op] you issued what felt like a challenge: stairs in 6 weeks! Well, here is evidence of stairs at 5 weeks!! I am on the local bird reserve and using hand rails because it was slippy, but very pleased with progress and thought you... Continue reading

November 2018

Julie’s custom-made knee at just 6 weeks post-op!

 Custom-made knee replacement

My name is Julie, I am a 58 year old retired P.E. teacher.  My knee problem started following a broken patella when I was in my 20’s.  Closely followed by a septic arthritis in the joint damaging all the internal surfaces.  I have struggled with pain, swelling, stiffness and decreased ability to straighten and bend... Continue reading

August 2018