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Pros & Cons to Tennis Elbow Surgery

INTRODUCTION: WHAT IS TENNIS ELBOW? Tennis elbow, also known as ‘lateral epicondylitis’, is inflammation around the joint, resulting in pain in the outside of the elbow, particularly with movement. Tennis...

Date: 17/09/2018
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Tennis elbow: symptoms, signs and treatment

INTRODUCTION What causes tennis elbow? Tennis elbow, also known as ‘lateral epicondylitis’, is caused by inflammation in the tendons on the outside of the elbow:  This is commonly caused...

Date: 17/09/2018
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Everything you Need to Know About an Endoscopy

What is an endoscopy? An endoscopy is a medical procedure in which an instrument (an endoscope, or ‘scope’) is introduced into the body to gain a view of internal structures and organs. This procedure...

Date: 17/09/2018
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The Spotlight on Appendicitis

What are the common warning signs of Appendicitis?   It is a common problem that can mimic other conditions and hence is vital to seek an expert opinion. However, the classic warning symptoms are: A...

Date: 03/09/2018
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60 Second Profile Interview- Mr Jeremy Lavy

Mr Jeremy Lavy, Consultant Ear and Nose Throat Surgeon at Highgate Private Hospital Our spotlight this month is Mr Jeremy Lavy, ENT.  His clinical specialisms include Otology, specifically hearing reconstructive...

Date: 24/07/2018
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Staying active as you get older

I’M GETTING OLDER - WHY BOTHER WITH EXERCISE? It is well known that exercise is good for you, but as you get older, exercise should remain an important part of a healthy lifestyle. Exercising when aged 65...

Date: 17/07/2018
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Men’s Health Week - Prostate Cancer

Mr Barry Maraj, Consultant Urologist at Highgate Private Hospital Prostate Cancer 1)How crucial is it to detect prostate cancer early on? It is critical to detect prostate cancer at a very early stage...

Date: 14/06/2018
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The differences between a cold and an allergy

The UK has some of the highest prevalence rates of allergic conditions in the world, with over 20% of the population affected by one or more allergic disorder.  However, many of the symptoms of allergies are...

Date: 16/05/2018
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Are painkillers effective for back pain?

A recent study[1] suggests that popular painkillers, such as aspirin and ibuprofen, are generally useless when it comes to relieving back pain – and in many cases, they can cause more harm than good, according...

Date: 01/05/2018
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What to know when choosing an Orthopaedic clinic

Who wants to spend their precious spare time worrying about lingering health issues, such as joint pain or discomfort?  That is why it is essential to find an Orthopaedic clinic that is right for you, which...

Date: 25/09/2017
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