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‘Ship In A Bottle’ hip operation gets Knowle doctor back on the water

10 October 2018

When Jennifer Hagon started getting pains in her hip she made all kinds of lifestyle changes in order to cope with the situation. However, after seeing Mr Makrides at Spire Parkway and learning she needed a hip replacement, she opted for a new muscle sparing technique which would mean a quicker and more comfortable recovery period.

‘Ship In A Bottle’ hip operation gets Knowle doctor back on the water

Button device puts bicep back in shape

26 September 2018

When Jason snapped the tendon that connects his bicep to his arm during an arm wrestling competition, he sought help from Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Mr Shyamalan at Spire Parkway Hospital.

Button device puts bicep back in shape

Get it off your chest

07 September 2018

A pectus condition is the name given to a group of chest conditions in which several ribs and the breastbone grow differently. There are two main types of pectus conditions: pectus excavatum (sunken chest) and pectus carinatum (pigeon chest). Consultant Thoracic Surgeon Mr Babu Naidu explains.

Get it off your chest

Skin expert warns of LDE – lorry drivers ear!

06 September 2018

We all know we should wear sun cream when on the beach but few of us wear it everyday as part of our daily routine. Lorry drivers are increasingly being treated for skin damage and skin cancer on their right ear after lengthy exposure to sun through the drivers side window.

Skin expert warns of LDE – lorry drivers ear!

Stephen Sharp climbing Mount Snowden

04 September 2018

A year after severe pain forced Stephen Sharp to abandon a climb up Mount Snowdon, he was back on Wales’s highest mountain just nine weeks after having a hip replacement operation!

Stephen Sharp climbing Mount Snowden

Men urged to talk about women’s cancers

01 September 2018

Over 21,000 women in the UK are diagnosed with a gynaecological cancer every year* but awareness of symptoms is still very poor according to leading cancer charities. Now, as part of Gynaecological Cancer Awareness Month, which runs throughout September, campaigners are calling on people to open up and discuss the subject – and they mean men as well as women.

Men urged to talk about women’s cancers

Survey shows we are still ‘in the dark’ over common conditions

01 September 2018

Results of a new survey carried out for The Urology Foundation (TUF), has revealed that 70% of people in the UK do not know from which age a man should be tested for prostate cancer and that only one in five men aged 18-24 have checked their testicles for lumps in the last year! Now, as part of Urology Awareness Month, which runs throughout September, TUF is hoping to increase knowledge and awareness about various conditions while also focusing on prevention, treatment and management.

Survey shows we are still ‘in the dark’ over common conditions
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