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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Living well with arthritis

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.

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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 orthopaedics, nutrition and exercise share their tips for looking after your joints.

18 exercises to strengthen your joints

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


Mon 15 Aug
An insight into coping with trauma and injury and how to put it right!
Tue 6 Sep
This free event at Nuffield Health Wessex hospital is for anyone who wants to find out more about hip & knee surgery and would like to explore the treatment options available and more information about procedures and costs.