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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How sporting veteran Tony Larkin came back from arthritis

As a professional footballer Tony spent 15 years running around on the field during an illustrious career in the first division. When he retired from football in 1979 he took on an equally active role as head of sports and recreation at the Royal National College for the Blind (RNC) where he spearheaded the introduction of blind football in the UK.

In the 35 years since, he has been championing the sport and has taken two teams to the Paralympics as Head Coach.

So when Tony became incapacitated with pain in his hips and knees, his treasured career and lifestyle were under grave threat.

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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.

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.

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.

Work desk ergonomics | How to stop slouching and improve your posture

With record numbers of us working from home, postural issues and back pain are becoming more and more common. A lack of awareness of what good posture looks like and working long hours with inadequate equipment has led to many of us prioritising short-term relief over our long-term health.

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.


Wed 6 Mar
Come and meet our orthopedic consultant Mr Jeremy Latham for a free 15 minute 1:1 appointment to discuss your hip problems.
Wed 6 Mar

Brentwood Hospital

This complimentary presentation event is for anyone who is suffering with hip pain or injury and would like to explore options for treatment and would like more information regarding procedures and costings.