Internal haemorrhoids are painless even if you see bright red blood on your toilet paper after using the loo. The Rafaelo® procedure is a safe and painless procedure that uses radiofrequency to get rid of the condition. Our expert surgeon Mr Andrew Clarke explains how it works and just how quick recovery can be in most cases.
Children will often cross their eyes to have fun and be silly, but for some children (and even adults), having crossed eyes can be something they can’t help or control. The medical term for this is known as strabismus and it is described as when both eyes are not fully aligned and working together. Dr CT Pillai, a leading refractive eye surgeon and expert in treating strabismus, explains what it is, the different types, and the treatments available.
Osteoarthritis in the knee has traditionally been managed with steroid injections to relieve pain, and in the end stage, a knee replacement. For younger patients neither of these treatments are ideal in the long term, so could a new treatment called the nStride injection offer a solution? We asked leading consultant orthopaedic surgeon Mr Charles Willis-Owen how the nStride injection works and how it differs from other therapies.
Keyhole surgery techniques have revolutionised many areas of medicine, from knee and shoulder repair to stomach surgery and gallbladder removal. When it comes to the hip, keyhole surgery – or arthroscopy – has made a whole range of procedures easier and safer. We spoke to leading consultant orthopaedic surgeon Mr Sujith Konan to find out how hip arthroscopy works, what benefits it offers over open surgery and what conditions it can be used for.
The UK has one of the highest rates of bowel cancer in Europe, however, the disease is one of the most preventable cancers. Leading London gastroenterologist Dr Aathavan Loganayagam shares his top tips on what you can do to reduce your chances of developing the disease.
Fractures of the wrist are one of the most common fractures to occur and they happen in all age groups. There are different bones in the wrist which can be fractured. Mr James Nicholl, a top hand and wrist surgeon, explains what a broken wrist feels like, the different types and how they must be treated.
Are you constantly feeling exhausted with a lack of energy? In combination with regular headaches and always feeling thirsty, it could be a case of a problem in the gland, known as hyperparathyroidism. Read more from our expert surgeon Mr Robert Hardy.
Each year in the UK, one in six people experience a mental health problem, such as anxiety and depression. It’s normal to feel some anxiety from time to time but if it becomes persistent and you are starting to struggle at work, it's time to do something about it. Dr Liam Parsonage gives us seven tips to cope with anxiety in the workplace.
Bloating and abdominal pain can happen due to a variety of reasons like diet, certain foods and stress. Mr Michael Stellakis, one the UK's leading laparoscopic surgeons talks about relieving bloating, abdominal cramps and irritable bowel syndrome. Take a look at what may be causing your irritable bowels.