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Educational Event in Focus 

Throughout the year...

...we are running a series of events, the ROCKstar Joint Preservation Skills labs. All based in the excellent Versalius Clinical Unit in Bristol, these workshops bring together to critical areas for Preservation of the Knee joint, Alignment and Cartilage.  By clicking on the logo you can watch the video of the first in the series from 11th March.  We are running the skills labs on the 16th May, 16th July, 25th September and 11th November.  Get in touch to book you place! 'Attend and Event'

Latest News

3rd AMIC + AMMR Meeting Poznan, Poland

“Learning is like rowing upstream; not to advance is to drop back.”  Joint Operations sees true value in education and learning. #Savethejoint Education were delighted to send four British surgeons to join our partners ‘Geistlich’ in Poznan, for the 3rd... read more

ROCKstar Skills Lab March 2019

We were delighted to kick off our new educational series –  ‘ROCKstar – Joint Preservation Skills Lab’ last week. The course was held at the Vesalius Laboratory, Bristol University. With thanks to our expert in AMIC® and Osteotomy Mr. Nick Howells. Thank you to... read more

Newclip PSI Osteotomy Workshop

NEWCLIP TECHNICS ADVANCED COURSE IN OSTEOTOMY The latest in technologies for the femoral and tibial osteotomies – the use of patient specific instrumentation (PSI). Founded in 2002, NEWCLIP TECHNICS is based near Nantes, in Western France where the facility has... read more

Bristol Uni Knee Meeting

The Bristol / Oxford Uni Knee Meeting is one of the most established conferences in the Joint Preservation calendar. The meeting has expanded in recent years to address the philosophy of the modern Joint Preservation practice. In 2018, the Joint Operations portfolio... read more

Patellofemoral Masterclass, Warwick

Joint Operations is proud to have supported the fourth biennial Patella-femoral Masterclass which took place this year at Warwick university. Several of the most well renowned PFJ experts provided updates on the latest techniques and treatments for patella... read more

BOFAS, Edinburgh

Joint Operations thoroughly enjoyed this year’s BOFAS in Edinburgh. We were delighted to welcome so many delegates to our Joint Operations dinner in the National Museum of Edinburgh. Prof  M. Richter presented a fascinating talk on his 10-year experience with... read more

Arthrosurface Cadaveric Lab Barcelona

Our partners Arthrosuface are world leading experts in focal cartilage resurfacing devices.  Since the first HemiCAP was implanted in 2003, over 100,000 patients have received an Arthrosurface HemiCAP with many staying active passed the 10-year mark.  There are over... read more

British Orthopaedic Association Annual Congress

Joint Operations were very proud to be a part of the 100th BOA Annual Congress that took place this September at the Birmingham ICC. Exhibiting alongside Parcus Medical, we met a host of new faces to discuss joint preservation techniques and technologies with. Tweets... read more

FASt Meeting, Glasgow

  The FASt Meeting Friday 28thSeptember took place at the Golden Jubilee Conference centre in Glasgow.  It was great to see so much discussion during the meeting around the use of the AMIC technique and Chondrogide. Mr. Hepple from University Hospital of Bristol... read more

The Principles of Bone Grafting in Wrightington 

In September 2018 Joint Operations and our partners at the Wrightington Lower Limb unit organised the first ‘Principles in bone grafting workshop’ at the Cadaveric lab in Wrightington, Wigan. It was at this hospital that Sir John Charnley pioneered hip replacement... read more

The potential of fat cells – Webinar by Prof. Lee

The Magic of Fat Cells   Professor Paul Lee takes us further into the exciting world of cell therapies, and explains the cellular magic behind using fat to enhance tissue repair in the knee. In this webinar Dr Paul Lee discusses the use of cells in regenerative... read more

Cell Therapy in Osteoarthritis – by Prof. Paul Lee

Joint Operations’ educational partner ‘Knee Guru’ recently hosted Prof. Paul Lee in a webinar titled ‘Cell Therapy in Osteoarthritis’ Professor Lee is double board certified in Orthopaedic surgery and Sports Medicine, he has a specialist... read more

Celebrating Coflex® on World Spine Day

On World Spine Day, Joint Operations Spine wishes to celebrate how Coflex®, an interlaminar stabilisation device with more than 20 years clinical history has changed the lives of patients in more than 40 countries worldwide, providing faster, sustained pain relief and... read more

Highlights from the inaugural ROCKSTAR Kongress

The 27th and 28th June 2017 saw the introduction of a new event on the Orthopaedic calendar. The inaugural ROCKSTAR Kongress, an event hosted by Joint Operations and aimed at Orthopaedic consultants with an interest in Regenerative Medicine and the treatment of... read more

Coming Soon…….

We have not yet published a new article about this meeting. You can read our previous news feeds here – News  You can also follow our Events timeline, Twitter,  Linkedin and Youtube to keep up to date with all of our exciting upcoming events!  Come and visit our... read more

Successfully matching Meniscal Allograft for transplant

Mr Thompson who recently chaired day two of the ROCKSTAR event focusing on cartilage regeneration, is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, based in the Midlands and specialising exclusively in knee surgery and sports injuries of the lower limb. Mr Thompson has numerous... read more

Sorry you’ve missed us!

Keep up to date with our Events timeline, Twitter,  Linkedin and Youtube to find out about all of the exciting upcoming Joint Operations events! Come and visit our stand at exhibitions Meet us at conferences and meetings Attend surgical training workshops Join our... read more

What Makes A Good Orthopaedic Conference?

Joint Operations recently spoke with David Penford at Clockwork Marketing and Events to discuss what makes a successful Orthopaedic conference. With over 25 years’ experience in planning and delivering successful conferences, David and his team are well versed... read more

5 reasons to change what you do with Burn Care skin

Cryopreserved burn care skin is normally reserved for larger burns. Working with our partners AlloSource we have found ways to help make the GOLD STANDARD in burn care more accessible, not just for larger burns but for use in smaller burns too. As one of the... read more

Joint Operations welcomes two local Apprentices

The last few months have seen many exciting developments at Joint Operations, a Swindon based medical device distribution business focussing on Joint Preservation, Extremities and Regenerative Medicine.   June saw the 1st birthday celebration of the company’s... read more

Patellofemoral Disease – Inlay vs Onlay?

A recent paper by Andreas Imhoff comparing the inlay Arthrosurface Wave to the onlay Smith & Nephew Journey implant shows a reduction in OA progression with the inlayed Wave design.  The authors suggest that this may be due to the more anatomic nature of the... read more

Regenerative Medicine – The Future of Plastic Surgery

What is regenerative medicine? Regenerative medicine is the science of replacing, engineering or regenerating human cells, tissues or organs to restore or establish normal form and function. This broadly encompasses the use of cells, tissues, drugs, synthetic... read more

HTA licence approved for Joint Operations

HTA licence approved for Joint Operations. Joint Operations operates in several specialities which utilise human tissue for repair and regeneration.  Primarily these include Orthopaedics, Burns and Plastics and Cardio Thoracic surgery.  As such we are excited to... read more