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.
Bunions can be painful and their appearance embarrassing. Occasionally bunions can lead to more serious problems. Here's how to live with, and when to get rid of, your bunions.
Jeremy Latham, Specialist Hip Surgeon, answers some common questions about hip replacement. He explains how to recognise when you need to see a doctor, and how hip replacement recovery feels after surgery, should you need it.
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.
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.