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Bones and joints Helping you manage joint pain and injuries

From injuries to chronic pain conditions including arthritis, we share advice on hips, knees and much more, from at-home management to orthopaedic surgery View articles
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22nd February 2024Bones and joints

Coping with a rotator cuff injury

Read about what a rotator cuff injury entails and its impact on your daily life. Discover a variety of coping mechanisms, from at home support to non-surgical treatments. Although surgery is a last resort, we touch on what circumstances might need such an intervention. Your path to better shoulder health begins here. Read more
Consultant examining man's shoulder for rotator cuff injury
21st February 2024Bones and joints

Why does my wrist hurt?

Wrist pain is a common symptom with many possible causes, including an injury to the wrist and some health conditions Read more
Consultant examining man's wrist - why does my wrist hurt?
15th February 2024Bones and joints

What is a partial knee replacement?

A <a href="~/link.aspx?_id=1526B8B62DCA44848A4D7B329FDF6712&amp;_z=z">partial knee replacement</a>&nbsp;is a procedure to replace part of the knee joint. It is also known as a unicompartmental knee replacement or unicompartmental knee arthroplasty. It can be used to treat the early stages of <a href="~/link.aspx?_id=6BDA12408236422FB5D08D14B2813C22&amp;_z=z">knee arthritis</a>&nbsp;and involves replacing only the damaged part of the knee joint, instead of the whole knee. Read more
Doctor examining patient's knee after partial knee replacement surgery
14th February 2024Bones and joints

What is a shoulder replacement?

A <a href="~/link.aspx?_id=3FC2DC7E3E4C4899803F907F611E5477&amp;_z=z">shoulder replacement</a>&nbsp;is an operation to replace your shoulder joint Read more
Female consultant examining male patient's shoulder - What is a shoulder replacement?
12th February 2024Bones and joints

Lower back pain: symptoms, causes, treatments

Lower back pain is a problem nearly everyone faces at some point in their lives. Understanding the symptoms, causes, and available treatments can be the key to managing it effectively. Read more
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If you're concerned about symptoms you're experiencing or require further information on this subject, talk to a GP or see an expert consultant at your local Circle Hospital.