To mark Men’s Health Week (14-20 June), we’re looking at some of the most common musculoskeletal conditions that we diagnose and treat in men here at W27, including symptoms to look out for and what you can do to reduce your risk.
The last 18 months have been like no other. The enforced inactivity of lockdown has resulted in many different challenges for us physically, mentally and socially. In this blog we will consider, as we slowly return to normality, how you can get back to sporting activity safely and avoid becoming injured as you build up…
Injections are often used to diagnose and treat conditions that affect the shoulder, hip, knee and wrist, including arthritis, torn ligaments and muscles, labral tears and tendonitis.
Two heads are better than one, states the old adage and when it comes to the health of our patients the team at W27 Diagnostics and Imaging wholeheartedly agrees. We believe in working closely alongside other health professionals to ensure the best possible outcomes for our patients.
Unless you’re a fully paid-up member of the “all-weather runners club” you might be forgiven for confining your running schedule to the warmer months when the days are longer and the chance of rain is less (although always a possibility here in the UK!).
Injections of anaesthetic and/or steroids into the joint can be an effective form of pain relief for people with chronic joint pain or musculoskeletal injuries. They can also be used to remove excess fluids, for example from cysts and ganglions.