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Maintaining Good Orthopaedic Health in Lockdown

As we find ourselves once more in lockdown it’s important to do whatever we can to stay healthy and well, both physically and mentally. As orthopaedic surgeons, our particular concern is people’s orthopaedic (bone and muscular) health. The fact that we are spending more time at home, with limited opportunities for exercising and the possibility…

How Stress Affects Arthritis

It is impossible to escape stress. This is particularly true at the moment as all of us face the challenges of lockdown and the anxieties associated with Covid-19. We might be concerned about becoming ill, the mental challenges of isolation, or have financial worries linked to being unable to work. Maybe we are worried about…

Hip replacement (Bonus Part 4): Returning to normal activities after hip replacement surgery

Following a hip replacement you may be surprised how quickly you can return to normal activities. Particularly with certain methods of hip replacement the personal outcomes show excellent results in minimising the amount of time you are off your feet. Staying active is important, but also not doing too much too soon is equally vital. Here we…