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[19 Mar 2018 | Comments Off on Doctors told to stop doing knee surgery | ]
Doctors told to stop doing knee surgery

According to a recent article on the Sydney Morning Herald website, “the peak body for rheumatologists has publicly urged doctors to try to avoid arthroscopic knee surgery, for patients with osteoarthritis, especially if they’re over 50”.
Instead, they are urging doctors to recommend seeking alternative therapies and to try to strengthen their knee joints.
It’s taken a long time – studies on this have been appearing for more than 15 years, and the downside to surgery can be huge (the cost, the recovery time, the risk of infection or death).
The official statement …

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[12 Dec 2013 | Comments Off on Jingle Bells, Batman Smells | ]
Jingle Bells, Batman Smells

Seasons Greetings! Many of you will no doubt still be under the pump at work, clocking long hours all the way up until Christmas. Hopefully you then get some time off with family and friends to recharge the batteries. I certainly get the impression when talking to patients that 2013 has been a long, hard year, so it’s important to use your break wisely. You don’t want to be starting 2014 still feeling the hangover of this year. Aim to look after yourself, enjoy yourself, and get the right mix …

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[8 Jul 2009 | Comments Off on Welcome to the new look website! | ]
Welcome to the new look website!

I’d love to pretend I’m one of those “out with the old, in with the new” kind of guys, but that same picture of the castle is up on the wall – you know you love it. I decided to change the format of the website so that I could provide you with more information on the kind of conditions affecting you, and more resources on what you can do to take better care of your health. I will be continually adding new pages so keep checking back in to …