Bones and joints

Whether it's hip and knee or back pain problems, issues with your bones and joints can have a huge impact on your day-to-day life. Our world-class consultants and physiotherapists at Spire Healthcare can provide advice and support, to help you overcome and manage your joint-related problems.

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Hip bursitis

Hip bursitis affects the bursae in your hips.

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Don’t suffer from back pain and sciatica unnecessarily

Do you suffer from back pain? You’re not alone. Back pain and sciatica are very common conditions in the UK.

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Back (spinal fusion) surgery

Watch how back surgery takes place.

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Full hip replacement surgery

Watch how a hip replacement surgery takes place

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Common sports shoulder injuries: symptoms and treatments

Your shoulder joint, also known as the glenohumeral joint, is the most flexible joint in your body.

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Rotator cuff injury Q&A

Consultant Orthopaedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgeon, Mr Addie Majed, explains how to diagnose and treat a rotator cuff injury.

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How maintaining a healthy weight can protect your joints

Being overweight or obese puts extra pressure on your knees and joints and can cause joint pain.

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Eight signs you may need a hip replacement

If your hip has been causing you pain, you’ll know first-hand how much of an impact it can have on your life.

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Common knee injuries in runners and their treatments

The most common knee injuries in runners are, unsurprisingly, often caused by overuse.

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Knee pain when bending or squatting

Wear and tear of your knee over time can cause pain when bending your knee.

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Treating the causes of shoulder pain

Shoulder pain can occur at any age and for a variety of different reasons.

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Osteoarthritis of the hands and wrist

Osteoarthritis of the hands and wrist can be a painful and restrictive condition to live with.

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Understanding partial knee replacements: risks, procedures and outcomes

Any part of your knee joint can deteriorate due to knee osteoarthritis — a condition that causes wear and tear of the joints over time.

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Hamstring injuries: what are they and what does recovery involve?

Hamstring injuries most commonly occur in athletes, but can also occur after a high-impact trauma, road traffic accident, or trip or fall.

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Hip replacement surgery: Beverly's story

Keen horse rider, Beverley, talks about how hip replacement surgery with Spire Healthcare helped her get back to doing the things she loves.

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What you should know about joint injections for knee osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis refers to the gradual wear and tear of your joints.

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Can I still play sports after knee replacement surgery?

Knee replacement surgery is a common treatment for people with chronic (long-term) knee pain.

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Four common hand conditions and their treatments

Your hands are complex structures, which include an intricate network of ligaments, bones and muscles.

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How to avoid neck pain

Everyday movements and your posture can affect your neck.

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Seven tips for hip and knee health

As you get older, you may find that your hips and knees ache or feel stiff more often.

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What is knee arthritis?

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Mr Tim Waters, explains what osteoarthritis of the knee is and how it's treated.

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Hip pain when running: causes and symptoms

Running is a great form of cardiovascular exercise and can also help lift your mood.

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How to manage and treat bunions

A bunion is a bony lump that forms on the knuckle of your big toe.

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Surgery for ACL

Mr James Murray, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, explains what anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) surgery is and why it might be needed.

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How swimming can help strengthen your joints

Exercise is great for your overall health but some types are better than others when it comes to protecting and strengthening your joints.

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