My Vital Statistics Age: 54 Height: 183 cm Weight: 72 kg Past Medical History: Generally well. Rupture to Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) in 2013 Previous operations: 2001 R knee arthroscopy meniscectomy (a tear in the medial meniscus was trimmed and stabilised). 2014 R knee arthroscopy meniscectomy( a tear in the medial meniscus was trimmed and… Continue Reading
How do they perform Hip Arthroscopy? It is performed under General Anaesthetic. Traction is applied to the foot so that the hip joint is separated by approximately 1cm. This provides enough room for a small telescope (arthroscope) to be introduced into the joint. Initially, air and /or fluid are injected into the hip under x-ray… Continue Reading
What was my diagnosis? Femoral Acetabula impingement (FAI) with a mixed impingement picture. Asphericity (lack of roundness) of the femoral head visible. Chondral (cartilage) thinning on the front of the socket with patches of osteoarthritis. Suspected labral tear at the front edge of the socket. (This is explained below) Hip arthroscopy versus joint… Continue Reading
Welcome to Hip, Hip, Hip Hurray! This blog is about my experiences of recovering from a hip arthroscopy. I am a physiotherapist working in the Musculo-skeletal field and I treat people further to their injuries or following a variety of orthopaedic operations including hip arthroscopies. This time the “boot is on the other foot”… Continue Reading
Vikky Steels has left us to start a new and exciting life “down under” with her family and judging by her facebook posts she is embracing and loving Ozzy life. Thank you for all your great work and we wish you good health and happiness ! Welcome to Laura and Ali who have recently joined us to keep our office in… Continue Reading
Welcome to our new physiotherapist Lara Houghton, our latest member of the team ! Lara will be working a few hours during the evening for us each week. Please check her profile out on meet the team!
“Blackberry Thumb” Yes this is actually a condition due to excessive texting and was labelled before the apple revolution. Did you know that figures show that one in six British teens complain of hand pain while texting? What is it? It is a nerve irritation in the dorsal sensory part of the radial nerve at… Continue Reading
Tens is used to relief acute or long lasting pain. Tens can be used on its own but is best used to complement other treatments or with exercises. Tens can be used at home or at work on a regular daily basis. What is Tens? Tens is a small battery powered electrical unit which uses… Continue Reading
Did you know that this is a very common condition experienced by 1 in 5 women? It can be very distressing and can be socially disruptive leading to embarrassment and exclusion from normal social activities. Do you get leakage when you laugh, cough, sneeze or during exercise? If so, click here to find out how… Continue Reading
Welcome to our new physiotherapist Sarah Little, our latest member of the team ! Sarah will be working a few hours for us each week. Please check her profile out on meet the team!