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Understanding Painful Heel and Coping with the Condition

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Get Painful Heel Treatment in Doncaster Heel pain can have a significant impact on one’s quality of life. We will try to explore the causes of painful heel, symptoms, diagnosis and various ways to cope with this condition. Amongst the many bones in the foot, the heel bone is the largest. It is prone to

The Long and Winding Road of Hand Surgery Training Pathway

Hand Surgery

From Exams to Excellence: Meet Mr Dan Morell, the Hand Surgeon The hand surgery training pathway is a long journey. There are lots of exams and time locked away in a room away from family and friends with your head in a book. There are lots of sacrifices, missed birthdays, weddings, and festive seasons (you

What is a Baker’s Cyst? – Treatment & Causes

baker's cyst treatment & advice

What is a Baker’s Cyst? A Baker’s cyst is also known as a popliteal cyst and is a collection of fluid at the back of the knee. A lump develops behind the knee. They are very common. Keep reading to find out about Baker’s Cyst treatment, as well as common causes. We offer specialist orthopaedic

An Orthopaedic Surgeon’s Sabbatical with a Difference!

flying to Cyprus on an orthopaedic surgeon sabbatical

What did I do on my orthopaedic surgeon sabbatical? I’ve been a consultant orthopaedic surgeon in Doncaster since 2006; I’ve however been an officer in the Royal Army Medical Corps (RAMC) reserves since 1992. I’ve managed to balance work, home and military commitment fairly successfully throughout training and consultant practice. I’ve deployed on operations to

Painful Ankle Due to Ankle Arthritis – When to Seek Treatment

Diagram of ankle pain for ankle arthritis treatment

There are several causes for a painful ankle. Keep reading to learn more about the cause of your symptoms and how you can get treatment for ankle arthritis in Doncaster. What can cause a painful ankle? Pain around the ankle is generated from the soft tissues around the ankle including the tendons, nerves and ligaments

Don’t be a Clot… Statistic – How to Prevent Blood Clots After Surgery

Complications following any Orthopaedic surgery can occur. Blood clots, more commonly known as deep vein thrombosis (DVT) can easily form in the limbs, especially the legs, following any surgery that results in reduced activity for a period of days. Keep reading to find out how to prevent blood clots after surgery and whether you might

How Long Will it Take to Recover from Surgery?

Enhanced Recovery from Surgery – The 3 Phases A common question patients ask is: how can I have the best recovery from surgery? Of course, it depends on the type of surgery, but you should consider the recovery in 3 phases. Understanding these phases will help you manage your expectations for the most enhanced recovery

The Private Healthcare System & the NHS – How they Work Together

Is the NHS being affected by the private healthcare system? So you attend a private hospital as an NHS patient. It may leave you confused? Is the NHS being privatised? will I be asked for any payment? How is it that I can be seen in a private hospital if I’m not private? How do

Supporting Small Local Businesses – As Seen On TV!

jen wright food star

We are delighted to say that one of the small businesses we use for our corporate gifts is about to get national exposure! Jen Wright from The Cocktail Pickers Club is appearing in the new BBC1 Gordon Ramsay series Gordon Ramsay’s Future Food Stars. Jen’s cocktails  are marketed as Taking the mess out of making

I don’t want the gory details doc!

gory details

Often when it comes to discussing surgical procedures, some patients will say, “I don’t want to know the details just get on with it”. Problem is, in modern day medicine, the law on consent has shifted from “Doctor knows best” to “shared decision and responsibility”. This is certainly a good thing as it means that

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