When a person undergoes any type of surgery one of the common questions they ask is how long they will take to recover. Even though a hip arthroscopy is a minimally invasive treatment, there is still a recovery period and some important steps to follow to help in your rehabilitation. Mr Pramod Achan explains more.
Whether you’re riding for leisure, a serious professional, or training for the Tour de France, no one should be forced to give up cycling because of an injury. These are some basic safety guidelines offered by Professor Ali Ghoz to help you prevent acute and chronic injuries when you're on your bike.
Are you considering bunion surgery to remove the bone that sticks out on the side of your big toe? We've asked one of our top orthopaedic surgeons Mr Adam Ajis what you can expert if you were to have it surgically removed.
Hand and wrist expert, Miss Tanaya Sarkhel based in Chertsey and Woking, highlights the most common wrist injuries suffered by snowboarders and how you can avoid them this winter when you’re out on the slopes.
Unexpected cycling injuries are very common and can affect a wide range of body parts. Professor Ali Ghoz, a consultant trauma and orthopaedic surgeon, has rounded up the most common injuries and advises on how to treat and prevent them.
A sprain and a strain both refer to damage to tissues and share very similar symptoms, but they are different conditions. Mr Jordi Sanchez-Ballester, consultant orthopaedic surgeon based in St Helens and Warrington, is here to clear up the confusion.
We've all experienced pain in our foot before, whether that's on our heel, ankle, toe or ball of the foot. Thankfully, there are things you can do at home to alleviate the pain. Read more from one of our top orthopaedic surgeons Mr Jordi Sanchez-Ballester for advice on foot pain relief.
A partial knee replacement, as the name suggests, replaces only the affected part of the knee that needs to be replaced, rather than replacing all three parts, as is the case with a total knee replacement. It has many benefits, but it is not suitable for everyone. We interviewed orthopaedic surgeon Mr Mark Dunbar to find out more about a partial knee replacement.
The majority of people who develop frozen shoulder do so for no known reason at all. Although the condition is usually self-limiting and the tightness in the shoulder spontaneously resolves to a large extent, it may take up to two years for the shoulder to heal. Mr Keith Borowsky talks to us about frozen shoulder and if a frozen shoulder could signal an underlying condition.
Feeling pain and stiffness in your heel might mean you are part of the 10 percent of the population suffering from a “heel spur”. Mr Matthew Solan, a trauma and orthopaedic surgeon based in London and Guildford, gives us an overview of what a heel spur is, what the causes are and the treatments that are available.