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.


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Derek's recovery story

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. 

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4 signs you need a knee replacement

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.

4 signs you may need a hip replacement

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.

The stages of knee replacement recovery

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.

Managing pain with exercise

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.

How to protect and strengthen your hips and knees

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.


Wed 29 Jan
Meet Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Mr Tony Nargol on Hip & Knee Pain
Thu 30 Jan
This free event is available to anyone who is looking to explore private health care and treatment for knee pain.