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Sports injuries: what you need to know

Sports injuries are, unfortunately, quite the nuisance and are very difficult to steer away from. In our latest article, highly revered London-based orthopaedic surgeon, Mr Jagwant Singh, gives us his expert explanation with regards to how sports injuries can be prevented, and what treatment is available for patients who may have fallen victim to severe sporting injuries.

Knee injuries: why early assessment is crucial

Knee injuries are an extremely common occurrence, and there are a host of different types, with some being more severe than others. Early assessment and treatment are absolutely paramount, in cases of severe injury, to avoid potential complications such as not being able to return to sport. In our latest article, reputable consultant orthopaedic surgeon, Mr Shahid Punwar, highlights those all important knee injury symptoms that we should not ignore.

Disappointed by varicose vein treatment? 3 common reasons why treatment fails

Varicose veins, swollen veins which are dark blue or purple in colour, can affect people's confidence and make them self-conscious. Treatment is widely available but unfortunately is not always successful and can leads to recurrence of the varicose veins. In this article, renowned consultant venous surgeon, Dr Omar Abu-Bakr explains why this can occur and what patients can expect from high quality treatment.

How can the symptoms of hypothyroidism be managed?

Hypothyroidism, also known as underactive thyroid disease, is a relatively common condition affecting women most commonly. In this article, consultant physician in endocrinology and internal medicine Professor Franklin Joseph gives expert insight on the symptoms of the condition and how they can be managed in order for patients to live more comfortably.

Is crying really good for you?

Crying, although usually associated with sadness, can actually do us a lot of good. As well as helping us to release built-up tension and being good for our emotional wellbeing, tears are an essential part of the eye's system for removing harmful irritants, bacteria and debris from the eye. In this article, optometrist and dry eye and neuro-optometry expert Mr Robert Longhurst explains why crying is good for the eyes.

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