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Hip and knee

Last updated on Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Hip pain Most cases of hip pain in adults are caused by osteoarthritis, the most common type of arthritis in the UK. This page aims to give you a better idea of whether osteoarthritis or something more unusual is causing your hip pain, and what you can do about it. However, don’t try to diagno...

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Lower Limb

Last updated on Monday, April 16, 2018

The Lower Limb service treats patients with hip and knee related concerns. Our team consists of: 8 consultant surgeons 1 clinical fellow 4 advanced nurse practitioners A few of the surgical service we provide are: Primary hip and knee replacement surgery Arthroscopic surgery Revisio...

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Tag:   lower limb (3)     Arthroscopic (2)     knee (2)     hip (3)     foot (3)     soft (1)     tissue (2)     joint (3)    

Trauma and Orthopaedics

Last updated on Tuesday, October 3, 2023

The Trauma and Orthopaedic Department at Wirral University Teaching Hospital provide specialist treatment for disorders to limbs and joints. The type of treatment we offer can be for bone problems such as arthritis or for problems involving ligaments, muscles, tendons and other soft tissue. Our...

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Tag:   Trauma (1)     Orthopaedics (1)     limb (3)     joint (3)     knee (2)     hip (3)     shoulder (1)     neck (4)     spine (2)     ankle (2)     foot (3)     hand (3)     bones (2)    

Falls

Last updated on Thursday, June 21, 2018

This measure includes all falls in the hospital that resulted in injury, categorised as moderate, severe or death, regardless of cause. Whilst all falls that occur in the hospital setting are reported, any fall resulting in significant harm to a patient – for example a break to a limb, are subje...

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Tag:   injury (6)     fall (1)     falling (1)     trip (1)     minor (1)     moderate (1)     major (1)     severe (1)     limb (3)     break (3)     fracture (5)     hip (3)    

Elderly Services (DME)

Last updated on Thursday, June 13, 2024

What we do Our Department of Medicine for the Elderly (DME) includes elderly rehabilitation services, acute stroke and stroke rehabilitation, as well as a regional Neurological Rehabilitation Unit. Over the past few years we have appointed new consultants in stroke medicine, orthogeriatrics, co...

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Tag:   elderly (3)     older (2)     age (5)     aged (1)     community (5)     othogeriatrics (1)     gastroenterology (4)     heart failure (1)     stroke (8)     heart attack (1)     cardiovascular (1)     movement (1)     hip replacement (1)     rapid (1)     access (4)     clinic (22)     OPRA (1)    

What is Orthotics?

Last updated on Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Orthotics is a service that provides devices called orthoses (also called braces and splints). These are given to help to prevent, correct or accommodate a deformity and/or improve function. This can be as a result of an injury, disorder or due to the way our bodies alter as we get older. Orthos...

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