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Stress Fractures of The Leg

Bone injuries and bone stress fractures are becoming one of our most commonly treated complaints since lockdown began. SEM Consultant Dr Michael Burdon discusses the causes and treatments available for these kinds of injuries.

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COVID-19 Rehabilitation

Even after mild cases of COVID-19, some people are describing periods of prolonged fatigue and reduced exercise tolerance after recovering from the viral infection. In these cases, expert management and rehabilitation is needed.

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Compartment Pressure Testing (CPT) for Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome (CECS)

Consultant in SEM, Dr Rick Seah explains CECS, an exercise-induced muscle and nerve condition which can effect muscles in the arms or legs, and how Compartment Pressure Testing can help.

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Inflammatory Axial Spondyloarthropathy

Low back pain (LBP) accounts for almost 20% of the people coming in to see our Physiotherapy team. For most, LBP is self-limiting rather than disabling, though it often negatively affects many aspects of daily life.

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The Importance of Exercise During Lockdown & Beyond

Sport and Exercise Medicine Consultant, Dr Mike Burdon, explains why regular exercise is even more crucial to health & wellbeing during lockdown.

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Calcium and Vitamin D: Implications for Social Distancing 

Although current restrictions make it more difficult to access the outdoors for our daily dose of Vitamin D, our Medical Director & Consultant Rheumatologist gives some advice on ways we can still achieve this.

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Covid-19 and Arthritis

Dr John Etherington, Medical Director & Consultant Rheumatologist, explores the links between the Covid-19 symptoms of joint and muscle pain, and the risk for those with Arthritis.

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Medical and Injury Considerations for Swimming

Injuries can occur in any sport or activity, generally however, they occur less frequently in Swimming than with other sports. Dr Michael Burdon explains the health benefits of swimming as well as the potential risks faced by elite swimmers.