Bones and joints
From the tip of your toes to the top of your head, we offer a range of bone and joint information and services to guide you through recovery and support you to live the life you love.
If you are struggling with joint pain, swimming is a great form of exercise that has low impact on these pain points. Knee replacements and hip replacements can return freedom and movement lost through degradation of your joints. A good physiotherapy program is essential after these operations to help restore mobility quickly and comfortably.
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.
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.
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.
A new knee can be a new lease on life, but getting recovery right means getting back to the things you love even faster. Lorraine Harris, Physiotherapy Manager at Nuffield Health Tunbridge Wells Hospital, explains.
Our natural response to musculoskeletal pain is to do as little as possible. But what if that pain is persistent? Regional Clinical Lead Physiotherapist, Adam Bellis, explains how exercise can help manage pain and get you on the path to recovery.
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 nutrition, orthopaedics and exercise share their tips for looking after your joints.