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Concussion and Other Head Injuries in Winter Sports

What does the road to recovery look like after sustaining a head injury? Does wearing a helmet protect you from the risk of concussion? Consultant Dan Brooke answers these questions and more in our new blog for National Winter Sport Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Awareness Month.

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COVID-19 and Exercise

In this article, Dr Farrah Jawad explains how the positive effects of moderate-intensity exercise can reduce our chances of being severely affected by Covid-19.

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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.