• National Walking Month: Why You Should be Walking During Lockdown

    National Walking Month: Why You Should be Walking During Lockdown

    It’s National Walking Month this month, and with few other options for what to do outside the home, we wanted to show the benefits of walking, whether you’re out in the countryside or in the middle of the city.

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  • What you can do to contribute to the success of your hip surgery

    What you can do to contribute to the success of your hip surgery

    Although the experience and expertise of a surgeon can be the driving force behind the success of any hip surgery, there are many important steps you as a patient can make too to ensure your hip surgery goes as well as you’d hoped.  Mr Rishi Chana, a trauma and orthopaedic surgeon based in London explains more:

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  • Hip impingement: what is it and can it lead to osteoarthritis?

    Hip impingement: what is it and can it lead to osteoarthritis?

    You can have hip impingement for years and not know it, and if you are a runner, cyclist or even a CrossFit enthusiast, you are at a high risk of developing hip impingement and having hip problems later down the line. We asked orthopaedic surgeon, Mr Rishi Chana to explain more about this condition and how we can prevent it from developing into worse conditions like arthritis.

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  • Do I have Gilmore’s Groin or a sports hernia? I can't feel a lump!

    Do I have Gilmore’s Groin or a sports hernia? I can't feel a lump!

    Gilmore’s Groin, athletic pubalgia (AP), sports hernia and pubic inguinal pain syndrome are all terms used to describe a spectrum of injuries that involve the muscle, tendon and ligaments that make up a dense connective tissue fascia that anchors the pubic bone and inguinal region (the lower part of the abdomen that connects with the groin). It’s a common cause of groin and adductor pain in athletes involved in sports that require kicking and pivoting like football or ice hockey.

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  • How to protect your hip while running

    How to protect your hip while running

    Running is one of the easiest sports to get into and is great for your fitness levels and heart health. Unfortunately, running can also often result in hip injuries – which left untreated, can cause real problems down the road. We interviewed expert orthopaedic surgeon Mr Rishi Chana to find out how exactly running leads to hip injury, and what you can do to protect yourself:

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