If you are planning to get the meniscus in your knee repaired you might be worried about the recovery period afterwards. We interviewed leading consultant orthopaedic surgeon Professor Paul Lee about how long it takes to get back to work or sport, what symptoms are normal in the recovery period, and to what extent you can regain your mobility after meniscus repair.
For those who live with chronic kidney disease, it is known that these people have a higher incidence of cardiovascular diseases such as stroke or a heart attack. Top nephrologist Dr Christopher Lawrence explains when the link between high cholesterol and renal disease.
It is always worrying when something is wrong with our children, but it can be a particular concern when the condition affects their genitals. Swollen testicles can indicate the presence of a hydrocele. But what is this condition and how does it happen? Esteemed paediatric urologist Mr Andrew Robb explains.
Dupuytren’s contracture is a condition affecting the hand and fingers, which can leave the patient unable to straighten their fingers. Experienced orthopaedic surgeon Mr Andrew Fitzgerald explains.
You may well have heard of cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) – a talking therapy used in psychology to help patients change the way they think and behave. However, you may not have heard of the similarly-named dialectical behavioural therapy (DBT). Psychologist Dr Matina Sotrilli explains.
Everyone’s cycles are different and many things can affect them. But how can you tell if there is something wrong? When should you see a doctor about your periods? And why can menstrual cycles vary so much? We asked leading obstetrician/gynaecologist Miss Aruna Ramineni, who has the answers.
Weight loss surgery is an excellent option for obese patients who feel miserable and in desperate need to make a positive to change to their health and wellbeing. Leading London bariatric and gastrointestinal surgeon Mr Majid Hashemi explains more.
Anxiety by itself can be life-limiting but combined with chronic pain can make a person feel miserable. Consultant psychologist Dr Sue Peacock is a specialist in pain management and anxiety. Here she shares how she treats the patients that she sees in her clinic.
Is it a major operation? Is there an ideal age for surgery? How can I refer my child for ear pinning surgery? And how much does it cost? We put your most common questions about ear pinning surgery to Mr Paul Chatrath , a distinguished London ear, nose and throat surgeon, specialising in rhinology and facial plastic surgery.