Distal radius fractures virtual hand fracture clinic

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What is this information about? The aim of this booklet is to help our patients who have had a distal radius fracture. Here you will find helpful information on recovery and exercises, as well as our contact details should you need any further advice and assistance. What is a distal radius fracture? The radius is one of the two bones …

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Diabetic charcot foot

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What is this leaflet about?This leaflet has been produced to give you general information about Diabetic Charcot foot and how to manage it. Diabetic Charcot Foot is also called DCF. This is a complication of diabetes which is very rare, affecting less than 1% of the Diabetic population. We hope that this leaflet will help in addressing all your questions, …

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Trauma and Orthopaedic Unit Level 11 Thomas Kemp Tower

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Information about the wardMatron: Louise Cross. Manager: Helena Stevenson. If you have any concerns or questions during your stay please feel free to speak to your nurse or one of the sister on duty. We are all friendly and approachable so do not hesitate to speak to any member of the team. What should I bring with me when I …

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Our major trauma service what happens next

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What happens once my injuries no longer require the specialist skills of the Major Trauma Centre at the Royal Sussex County Hospital? Repatriation: Returning to your local hospital If you don’t live in the Brighton and Hove area, and are not able to go directly home, you may be referred back to your local trauma unit. Once this has been …

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DMMO lesser toe correction

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What is DMMO? Distal metatarsal minimally invasive osteotomy (DMMO) is the surgical technique used for correcting claw toes and metatarsalgia (pain in the forefoot, most commonly in the ball of the foot). Claw toes can develop in any toe except the big one. A muscle imbalance causes ligaments and tendons to tighten making the toes curl inward. Changing your footwear …

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Corrective surgery of lesser toes

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What are hammer and mallet toes? Your toe contains two joints that allow it to bend at the middle and the end. A hammer toe occurs when the middle joint becomes fixed in a downward position (flexed). A mallet toe occurs when the end joint is fixed in a downward position. Some causes of these deformities are tightening of ligaments …

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Minimally invasive Hallux Valgus (bunion) correction

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What is hallux valgus? The term hallux valgus means a bunion. This occurs when the big toe joint is leaning into the second toe too much. As the bunion size increases it can start to rub against your shoes causing redness and pain. The foot shape also changes as weight is distributed through the foot differently, increasing foot pain. It …

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your guide to xiapex

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What is this information about? The aim of this booklet is to provide a guide for patients who are thinking about choosing XIAPEX® as a treatment. The information in this booklet is for educational purposes only and is not intended as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Please discuss any concerns with your GP or Specialist. Your …

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the enhanced recovery programme for your total knee replacement surgery (TKR)

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Contents Introduction and Contact telephone numbers. What is the Enhanced Recovery Programme?. Section 1: Referral from your GP Knee Joint Structure and Function. The Arthritic Joint. Total Knee Replacement Surgery (TKR). Unicompartmental Knee Replacement. Revision Surgery. Complications of TKR surgery. Section 2: Pre-operative care by the hospital team Pre Assessment Clinic. Joint School. Preparing for Surgery – My ‘To Do’ …

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