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The Most Common Rugby Injuries and How to Treat Them

Written by Mr Charles Willis-Owen for Doctify
As any rugby fans will know, the game can be brutal and the pain can last. Half the fun of watching is the physical clashes between the players; intense scrums, ruthless tackles and bold sprints across the line. But whether you’re the fly-half for the All Blacks or merely playing […]

By |November 2nd, 2017|Wellbeing & Fitness|Comments Off on The Most Common Rugby Injuries and How to Treat Them

What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and How Do you Treat It?

Written by Mr Lehel Balint for Doctify
You’ve probably heard of this syndrome. Carpal tunnel is relatively common and can cause sufferers a great deal of pain. Many people put theirs down to repetitive movements but there are several other contributing factors.

Here to tell us more is Orthopaedic Surgeon, Mr Lehel Balint.
What actually is carpal tunnel […]

By |September 22nd, 2017|Conditions|Comments Off on What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and How Do you Treat It?

5 Interesting Medical Facts you Might Not Know

Written by Catherine Hales for Doctify
Whether you spend all your time trawling through NetDoctor for medical tidbits or just like dropping interesting trivia into conversation, this is the blog post for you.
Gum doesn’t actually stay in your stomach for seven years

 

This old wives tale is one of those ‘medical facts’ that you learn as a […]

By |August 24th, 2017|Hot Topics, Top Articles|Comments Off on 5 Interesting Medical Facts you Might Not Know

How to Speed up Recovery After a Hip Replacement

Written by Mr Simon Bridle for Doctify
Of all the different orthopaedic procedures, hip replacements are one of the most common. Although the demographic most likely to undergo this surgery is older, anyone can break their hip and require a hip replacement.

Total hip replacement is one of the most successful surgical interventions we have, relieving pain […]

By |August 21st, 2017|Conditions|Comments Off on How to Speed up Recovery After a Hip Replacement

A 5 Step Guide to Recovering from Knee Replacement Surgery

Written by Mr Kirti Moholkar for Doctify
The need for a knee replacement can be brought on by a number of conditions. Rheumatoid arthritis, gout and injury are just a few of common reasons for the surgery.

Recovery can vary on a case to case basis but the sooner you’re able to get up and about, the […]

By |July 17th, 2017|Conditions|Comments Off on A 5 Step Guide to Recovering from Knee Replacement Surgery

Find Out How Stem Cell Therapy Could Help Treat Arthritis

Written by Mr Nima Heidari-Khabbaz for Doctify
Arthritis can be crippling. Depending on the type, it can come with age or injury and have an enormous impact on quality of life. Common treatments include NSAIDs, steriods and painkillers but these are only palliative. So far, there is no cure for arthritis.

The good news is, research is being […]

By |June 26th, 2017|Conditions|Comments Off on Find Out How Stem Cell Therapy Could Help Treat Arthritis

Common Causes of Knee Arthritis and How to Treat Them

Written by Mr Rishi Chana for Doctify
Knee injuries are the worst. They are the bane of every runner’s life and once you develop an issue, it seems to result in a life-long problem requiring supports, rehab and sometimes even surgery.

Knee pain can also be caused by arthritis, which itself has many different causes and treatments. […]

By |May 10th, 2017|Conditions|Comments Off on Common Causes of Knee Arthritis and How to Treat Them

Do you Suffer from Heel Pain? A Few Things you should Know

Written by Mr Nima Heidari-Khabbaz for Doctify
Heel pain is a very common problem and an estimated 1 in 10 people will have at least one episode of heel pain at some point in their life. In most cases, only one side is affected but around a third of those affected have pain in both heels. It usually […]

By |August 24th, 2015|Conditions|Comments Off on Do you Suffer from Heel Pain? A Few Things you should Know