MRI scans are among the safest medical procedures available yet some patients dread the experience. Here's our top tips for how to stay calm and get your scan.

Updated: Tuesday 7 June 2022

Published: Friday 15 January 2016

Physiotherapy isn’t a treatment reserved for elite athletes, or even for those recovering from an injury. In fact it can be used to improve your health in many surprising ways. Here are five signs that you may need physiotherapy.

Updated: Tuesday 7 June 2022

Published: Wednesday 9 September 2015

A diagnosis of arthritis can be frightening, but it doesn’t mean that life is over. Head of Physiotherapy John Doyle explains how exercise and lifestyle change can help you to continue to live an active life.

Updated: Tuesday 7 June 2022

Published: Monday 8 August 2016

If you're visiting hospital, there's a few basics you'll need to take with you. Our video guide shows you what to pack whether you're only coming in for the day, overnight, or staying a little longer.

Updated: Tuesday 7 June 2022

Published: Tuesday 19 July 2016

Back pain will affect a third of us this year. Nuffield Health Physiotherapy Lead, John Taylor, busts four popular myths about cause and treatment.

Updated: Tuesday 7 June 2022

Published: Friday 26 May 2017

High-tech machines like MRI and CT scanners are sometimes intimidating but diagnostic imaging can be an essential step to good health. Adele Trueman, Lead Radiographer at Nuffield Health Manchester Diagnostic Suite, takes a closer look.

Updated: Tuesday 7 June 2022

Published: Friday 15 January 2016

We need to regularly replace calcium in our bodies to keep our bones and teeth strong, but it's not just milk that can boost your calcium levels. Here's our guide to some of the more surprising calcium-packed foods.

Updated: Monday 25 April 2022

Published: Monday 22 June 2015

A dislocated kneecap is a common injury, so it’s good to know what to do if you experience it. Tim Spalding, Specialist Knee Surgeon, explains how to tell if you’ve got a dislocated kneecap, why you might get one, and how to treat it.

Updated: Wednesday 16 February 2022

Published: Tuesday 28 January 2020

Roz Mabey needed medical help to conquer severe hip pain that left her in tears. She now swims in the sea every day thanks to her life-changing surgery at Nuffield Health Vale Hospital.

Updated: Wednesday 24 November 2021

Published: Wednesday 24 November 2021

The effects of the pandemic have been significant, and we’ve seen the impact of long COVID on physical and mental health. GP and Dermatology Lead Dr Unnati Desai explains the symptoms of long COVID, and how you can both self-manage and get rehabilitation for these.

Updated: Wednesday 20 October 2021

Published: Monday 27 September 2021

Hips and knees are designed to last a lifetime, but injury, accidents and osteoarthritis can leave your joints worn out and very painful. Our experts in orthopaedics, nutrition and exercise share their tips for looking after your joints.

Updated: Wednesday 20 October 2021

Published: Thursday 25 February 2016

Do you shy away from the gym for fear of damaging your joints? You needn’t be worried. Exercise can in fact help to protect your joints, as well as relieve pain.

Updated: Thursday 16 September 2021

Published: Tuesday 2 October 2018

Exercise is crucial to building stronger joints, even if you already experience pain. Try these clinically approved exercises for people with joint pain.

Updated: Monday 14 June 2021

Published: Wednesday 17 October 2018

Is a bad hip stopping you from doing everyday things? Mr Wilhelm Wagner, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Nuffield Health Shrewsbury Hospital, reveals the signs you might need a new one.

Updated: Monday 14 June 2021

Published: Wednesday 10 February 2016

For a single ingredient, turmeric spice manages to pack a major health punch. Here are some of the benefits it can have on your body.

Updated: Monday 14 June 2021

Published: Friday 8 July 2016

Years of pain that left sports enthusiast barely able to walk were brought to an end by specialists at Nuffield Health Brentwood Hospital.

Updated: Tuesday 16 March 2021

Published: Tuesday 16 March 2021

Is a bad knee getting in the way of the things you love? Mr Peter Gallacher, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Nuffield Health Shrewsbury Hospital, reveals four signs you may need a new one.

Updated: Tuesday 15 December 2020

Published: Friday 5 February 2016

Keith Eyres, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, answers five common questions about knee pain to help you understand what’s wrong and give your knee the right treatment.

Updated: Tuesday 8 December 2020

Published: Friday 3 January 2020

Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) affected over half a million workers in 2017. Arm yourself with the best knowledge to tackle them if you're affected.

Updated: Monday 9 November 2020

Published: Wednesday 10 October 2018

Everyone has different pain tolerance levels, but if you're experiencing mild musculoskeletal pain, try practicing these natural techniques to improve how your body copes, without using painkillers.

Updated: Friday 23 October 2020

Published: Tuesday 2 October 2018