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Clatterbridge Hospital Outpatient Orthopaedics

Last updated on Monday, April 16, 2018

Set within the Main Outpatient Department of Clatterbridge, Orthopaedic teams from all of our specialties hold weekly outpatient clinics for patients referred by their GP. The clinics are supported by skilled nurses who offer dressings and plaster care, as well as the x-ray and preoperative...

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Tag:   orthopaedics (3)     clatterbridge (15)     fracture (5)     break (3)     trauma (6)     bone (2)     muscle (1)     twist (1)    

Orthoptics

Last updated on Monday, August 16, 2021

Orthoptists diagnose and manage binocular vision and eye movement disorders in patients of all ages. We detect squints, amblyopia (lazy eye), as well as other visual and eye muscle defects (which can sometimes cause symptoms of double vision, eye strain and headaches). We work closely with the op...

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Tag:   Orthoptic (1)     eye (3)     binocular (1)     amblyopia (1)     squint (1)     lazy eye (1)     sight (2)    

When to use a Walk-in Centre

Last updated on Friday, August 11, 2023

Walk-in Centres (WiC) are nurse-led facilities that provide assessment, treatment and advice for minor injuries and illnesses including: infection and rashes emergency contraception and advice bruises burns and strains coughs, colds and flu-like symptoms sore throats and earache hayfever...

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Spine

Last updated on Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Back pain Back pain is very common and normally improves within a few weeks or months. Pain in the lower back is particularly common, although it can be felt anywhere along the spine – from the neck down to the hips. In most cases the pain isn’t caused by anything serious and will usually get...

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Musculoskeletal Service

Last updated on Tuesday, September 6, 2022

All referrals to services to treat musculoskeletal conditions are sent to the Wirral Integrated Musculoskeletal (MSK) Triage Service. This is a specialist service for patients aged 16 or over which consists of therapists and doctors who all specialise in MSK medicine. Musculoskeletal conditions...

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Perinatal Pelvic Health Service

Last updated on Wednesday, June 12, 2024

It is common in pregnancy and throughout the postnatal period to experience symptoms of pelvic floor dysfunction. This can include: urinary or bladder leakage (known as incontinence), trouble controlling wind, painful / difficult intercourse, or pelvic organ prolapse. Whilst it is common, it is...

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Managing pain

Last updated on Monday, March 8, 2021

Managing Pain The old-fashioned treatment for generalised joint & muscle pain, also known as chronic pain, was bed rest for weeks or months on end. We now know this is the worst possible approach. Exercise and continuing to work are key to recovery. Resting all day may not always be the bes...

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