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What is tennis elbow?

Tennis elbow or lateral epicondalgia is a painful condition affecting the tendons that attached to a bony prominence on the outer side of the elbow. The tendons are of muscles which move our wrists to lift our hands such as over a keyboard, help us grip objects and help us to turn our forearm such…

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Do I need a scan for my back pain?

In short probably not, so here is some information to understand why.   Value vs risk X-rays and CT scans are the first choice for scans as they cost significantly less then MRI scans and can be very effective at ruling out serious pathologies such as tumours. Both of these forms of imaging have high…

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Ruptured ACL, what are my options? 

  This is a difficult question to answer and one that has been raised increasingly often by patients in our clinics over recent years. There is a growing body of evidence comparing both surgical and non-surgical options, highlighted by high profile athletes such as Tiger Woods who won 5 out of 6 tournaments before having surgical…

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