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Nightmare lymphoedema took away my confidence and happiness

18 February 2019

Following treatment for breast cancer, 56-year-old Sue Judge developed lymphoedema to the extent that, at its worst, her left arm was 75% larger than her left. Sue sought treatment from Consultant Plastic Surgeon, Ms Anne Dancey, with a special interest in lymphoedema surgery at Spire Parkway and is now in a much better place both physically and psychologically.

Nightmare lymphoedema took away my confidence and happiness

5 common foot problems in children

16 January 2019

Consultant Podiatric Surgeon Mr Stuart Metcalfe has just started a regular clinic to deal with foot problems in children and young people. The clinic will be held at Spire Parkway Hospital in Solihull, near Birmingham West Midlands, on the second Tuesday of every month. Here Mr Metcalfe discusses some of the most common foot complaints likely to be suffered by children.

5 common foot problems in children

Laura’s foot surgery a recipe for success

11 December 2018

Chef Laura, was struggling to do her job due to having flat feet as standing up all day became painful. After seeing Consultant Podiatrist Mr Stuart Metcalfe, she is back on her feet in the kitchen, and sometimes even manages some retail therapy after work!

Laura’s foot surgery a recipe for success

Tony has the drive needed to get back to golf after hip operation

29 November 2018

Keen golfer Tony Rossborough was back in the swing of things just weeks after having a hip replacement operation. Now, less than seven weeks after surgery at Spire Parkway Hospital, the 66-year-old financial adviser is golfing three times a week and is happy to report his game is actually improving.

Tony has the drive needed to get back to golf after hip operation

James has snowboarding in his sights after successful ligament op

28 November 2018

James had badly torn his posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) – something  more unusual and difficult to treat that the more common anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) damage often suffered by sportsmen, but Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon Mr Jamie Arbuthnot rebuilt his PCL using James' hamstring tendon.

James has snowboarding in his sights after successful ligament op