Archive: Orthopaedics and Trauma

Orthopaedic Patient Initiated Follow up (PIFU)

Patient initiated follow-up appointment information leaflet for patients. What is ‘Patient Initiated Follow Up’ (PIFU)? Patient initiated follow up empowers you the patient by allowing you to be in control....

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Benan Dala-Ali

Benan is a Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon with a specialist interest in Paediatric Surgery. He manages all aspects of Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgery from sports injuries to complex neuromuscular conditions....

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Lumbar decompression surgery

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Damage to the Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL)

What is the ACL? The ACL is an important ligament in the centre of the knee. It is one of several ligaments that keep the knee in joint and stable....

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Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction

Introduction Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction is performed in two ways either using the hamstring tendons taken from behind the knee and thigh or using part of the patellar tendon which...

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Ankle Sprains

Description of Injury A sprained ankle is one of the commonest musculoskeletal injuries. It can affect people of all ages, and can be the result of a sports injury or...

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Acromioclavicular joint (ACJ) injury

Description of Injury The acromio-clavicular joint (ACJ) is where the collarbone meets the shoulder blade. Injuries here are most commonly caused by a fall onto or direct blow to the...

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Buckle Fractures of the Radius in Children

Buckle Fractures Your child has been diagnosed with a ‘Buckle Fracture’ of the forearm. This leaflet is designed to tell you what a ‘Buckle’ Fracture is, how it is treated,...

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Cervical Disc Protrusion and Radiculopathy: Surgical Options

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Hip Fracture: A guide for patients and relatives

Fractured neck of femur This booklet helps you to understand what is happening during your stay in hospital. It explains some of the things that may happen while you are...

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