Suffering from arthritis pain in her hips and hands, Tracy was left housebound for two years during the pandemic. As the pain became unbearable and began to affect her daily routine, Tracy's local GP suggested applying for the Joint Pain Programme at Nuffield Health.

Updated: Thursday 23 May 2024

Published: Tuesday 12 September 2023

Maria had always been an active person, from regularly attending spin classes to playing golf. However, earlier this year Maria was diagnosed with atrial fibrillation (AF), an abnormal heart rhythm. Maria reflects on her journey following cardiac ablation, a procedure to correct the abnormal heart rhythm.

Updated: Wednesday 14 February 2024

Published: Wednesday 17 January 2024

Family man, keen cyclist and skier Ewan had just about given up on the idea of a family skiing holiday after the worn-out cartilage in his knees prevented him from the flexibility he knew he’d need to ski down those slopes.

Updated: Thursday 23 November 2023

Published: Thursday 23 November 2023

67-year-old Geoff and his wife have a passion for skiing and walking in the Alps. However Geoff’s damaged knee cartilage was threatening to put a stop to these activities until he had a partial knee replacement on each side, just nine months apart. Feeling confident, he returned to the slopes just six months later, with next year’s ski trip already planned for March.

Updated: Monday 23 October 2023

Published: Monday 23 October 2023

Cyclist-enthusiast Paul was admitted to Nuffield Health at St Bartholomew’s Hospital following a health assessment which revealed he would need triple-heart-bypass surgery.

Updated: Friday 29 September 2023

Published: Wednesday 26 July 2023

Formerly active Pat suffered with persistent leg pain that left her chairbound and very fed up. But once she started physiotherapy at Nuffield Health Shrewsbury Hospital, not only did she reach her goal of standing up again, she can now even get up and down the stairs thanks to her physiotherapist Trudie.

Updated: Monday 21 August 2023

Published: Thursday 9 December 2021

Two knee injuries left Heather doubting she’d ever go back to her active lifestyle. But meeting with a Nuffield Health physiotherapist gave her the confidence to recover.

Updated: Friday 18 August 2023

Published: Tuesday 10 March 2020

Andrew got back to doing what he loves, just three months after hip replacement surgery at Nuffield Health Leicester. Now he's feeling the same pain in his other hip, he knows exactly where to go for his second hip replacement.

Updated: Wednesday 16 August 2023

Published: Tuesday 15 August 2023

Peeps Nicols isn't your typical woman in her 70s – she’s an aspiring strong woman.

Updated: Tuesday 15 August 2023

Published: Tuesday 15 August 2023

Jonathan's back to his best and enjoying a new lease of life, having completed a 10k walk only a few months after enrolling into Nuffield Health cardiac rehabilitation programme. He shares his experience on how the programme helped him get on the road to recovery.

Updated: Thursday 25 May 2023

Published: Tuesday 7 February 2023

A deformity in Derek's hip threatened his mobility, lifestyle and happiness. This is his story of conquering his condition, with a little help. Derek lives life to the full, he always has. “For me it’s so important to keep flexible and mobile,” he says. At 73 years old he’s fitter than many men half his age, doing two hours of exercise a day and practicing yoga and Pilates regularly.

Updated: Wednesday 12 April 2023

Published: Thursday 14 May 2015

Physiotherapy helped former dancer Terrie to walk without a wheelchair again, but it also did so much more.

Updated: Tuesday 7 January 2020

Published: Thursday 16 June 2016

When rugby player Alice heard her knee pop she feared her dreams of playing at Twickenham were over. But all was not lost.

Updated: Tuesday 7 January 2020

Published: Wednesday 24 February 2016

Simon Webster was a rising star on the cusp of a promising Premier League career when injury brought his life crashing down around him. But his very recovery would teach him to turn his injury into an opportunity – and now he’s helping others get back on their feet.

Updated: Tuesday 7 January 2020

Published: Thursday 17 September 2015