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London Bridge Hospital puts in specialist equipment for better rehab

State-of-the-art gym will boost physiotherapy and capabilities following a range of conditions London Bridge Hospital has continued its dedication to providing the latest equipment for patients by investing £40,000 in

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Checking out the competition: International cricketer Dirk Nannes comes in for an upper-limb check-up ahead of T20 tournament in India

Cricket came to BMI The Sloane Hospital, when the left-arm fast bowler and former international cricketer Dirk Nannes dropped by the hospital for a check-up ahead of the T20 Champions

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Groin pain telltale of ‘wear and tear’ hip arthritis caused by frequent high stress at the joint surface

She wasn’t born this way, but even Lady Gaga experienced groin pain – typically a symptom of hip disease such as arthritis of the hip, or, in her case, a

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Protein expression in spinal cord ischemia may be the key to developing injury control measures, says a new study in animals

Stress injuries to the spinal cord, like spinal cord ischemia or reperfusion injury, lead to the expression of stress-related proteins in neurons. These could be of great significance for establishing

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Save our spines: Animal study shows basic fibroblast growth factor protects injured spinal cord motor endplates

In current studies, the degeneration and protection measures in the distal end of the injured spinal cord and target organ muscle effector have scarcely been investigated. The distal end of

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Hyaluronic acid injection reduces knee OA pain

Contrary to recent reviews hyaluronic acid injections may help reduce pain and enhance function in knee osteoarthritis A new meta-analysis of 29 randomised studies involving more than 4,500 patients with

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Catching osteoarthritis early: Arthritis Foundation invests $1 million in research into MRI to identify early stages of OA

In recent years, researchers have been frustrated because there are no tools to identify early stages of osteoarthritis and thus no good way to test therapies for preventing or slowing

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Better out than in: "Is it a good idea to remove plates, pins and screws after a bone fracture has healed?" asks Dagmar Vos.

Patients who continue to suffer inconvenience and discomfort after a healed bone fracture may be better off having any plates, pins and screws removed. Scientific research headed by Dagmar Vos

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Results of operative treatment of tibial plateau fractures: internal fixation versus external fixation

Tweet F Arnaout undertakes a systematic literature review   Abstract Tibial plateau fractures are common injuries for which a unified approach to treatment and outcome assessment remains elusive. There have

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A paperless NHS: only best on paper?

Tweet Should we get behind a paperless NHS, or is now simply the wrong time to pour money and manpower on this potentially disastrous system? Matt Ng comments   A t