Many of us get knee pain from time to time, but it can be difficult to know whether it’s a problem that will fix itself or something that needs treatment. Here is a complete guide to the causes of knee pain and how to treat it by expert orthopaedic surgeon Professor Ali Ghoz
If you've had a smear test and have been told the results are abnormal, understandably you're going to feel worried and nervous. We've asked our leading gynaecologist Mr Stewart Disu to explain what this could possibly mean and the likeliness of having developed cervical cancer.
Dupuytren's disease is a common condition where, over time, the fingers are permanently bent and can no longer be straightened. We asked one of our top orthopaedic surgeons Ms Anna Moon to explain how they can be treated minimally invasively with collagenase injections.
By Dr Rasha Mukhtar
One particular form of diabetes seen in older groups (over the age of 40) is called LADA or Latent Autoimmune Diabetes of Adulthood, also known as type 1.5 diabetes. This type of diabetes presents itself slowly and is often diagnosed as type 2 diabetes and treated primarily with oral medication. Usually, patients will need to go on insulin injections. We asked endocrinologist Dr Rasha Mukhtar to tell us more about late onset or LADA diabetes.
Around one-third of UK children have teeth which would benefit from orthodontic treatment. The majority who need orthodontics will start treatment around the age of 11 or 12. Interceptive orthodontics will benefit some children from an earlier age to avoid dental complications in the future. Orthodontist Dr Asif Chatoo tells us more about interceptive orthodontics and what children it can help.
Meibomian gland dysfunction and blepharitis are eye conditions that overlap. Both affect the eyelid, but while blepharitis affects the front of the eyelid, Meibomian gland dysfunction affects the back. Mr Myer Mark Yodaiken, an experienced ophthalmologist talks to us about both Meibomian gland dysfunction, also known as posterior blepharitis and blepharitis or anterior blepharitis.
Severe tummy pain? Vomiting? Skin and/or eyes turning a shade of yellow? All classic signs of gallstones. When these symptoms strike, the solution is usually surgery. But cholecystectomies can be complicated procedures, requiring a highly-trained surgeon with skills in laparoscopy. Leading surgeon Mr Thomas Satyadas is here to explain.
Glaucoma is the leading cause of irreversible blindness worldwide, which, in most cases cannot be prevented but early detection and treatment of the eye disease may reduce the risk of it progressing. Leading London ophthalmologist Dr Richard Lee explains how glaucoma is tested for and whether it is hereditary.
Headaches are awful. We’ve all had them and they can really put a dampener on your day. However, some headaches are worse than others; some are downright debilitating. Without warning, excruciating pain erupts on one side of the head, often around the eye. If this sounds familiar, you may be getting cluster headaches. Leading neurosurgeon Mr Sinan Barazi, part of the London Neurosurgery Partnership, explains.