Orthopaedics

Orthopaedic treatment plans tailored to your needs - from routine diagnostics and acute injuries to long-term and congenital conditions.

Appointments and imaging appointments

Monday to Sunday: 24h


The Harborne Hospital (book a scan)


The Harborne Hospital (book a test)

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Here to help you get the orthopaedic treatment you need

Each orthopaedic treatment plan is unique and tailored to meet your needs - from routine tests and scans to treatment for acute injuries, including sports injuries such as bone fractures and muscle sprains, as well as congenital conditions such as hip dysplasia.

Our multidisciplinary team of specialist surgeons, nurses and physiotherapists use state-of-the-art equipment and technology to look after all areas of your musculoskeletal system.

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Why choose The Harborne Hospital?

  • Fast access to care. Appointments are usually available within days.
  • The latest treatment options. From the region’s leading orthopaedic specialists.
  • A seamless experience. We offer comprehensive care, including testing, diagnosis, treatment and pre- and post-operative care.
  • Quick and accurate results. If you need any tests or scans we can arrange these for you, and sometimes we can do these on the same day.
  • Specialist multidisciplinary team of experts. Including orthopaedic surgeons, nurses, physiotherapists and other healthcare professionals.

Orthopaedic conditions and other treatments

Hip injuries in sport

HIP AND GROIN PAIN IN SPORT


The causes of hip and groin pain in sport, and how we might be able to treat it

Groin pain

Groin pain can be caused by several conditions. It’s most often caused by adductor strains, also called groin strains, which are injuries to any of the adductor muscles of the thigh or their corresponding tendons.

Hip impingement

We offer a range of state-of-the-art treatments for hip impingement and groin pain.

Hip dysplasia

Hip dysplasia is a condition where the ball (femoral head) and socket (acetabulum) of the hip joint don't form properly. The socket is usually too shallow and the ball isn't held tightly in place, so the hip joint is less stable. 

Labral hip tear

From complex orthopaedic surgery to tests and diagnostic procedures, we provide exceptional hip and joint care across our network of hospitals, outpatient centres and specialist clinics.

Fracture

A fractured or broken bone is normally the result of a high force  impact, or another bone weakening condition, such as osteoporosis or bone cancer.

Hip arthritis

A common condition of the hip which affects men and women of all ages.

Knee pain

From complex knee surgery to diagnostic tests and procedures, we provide exceptional orthopaedic care across our network of hospitals, outpatient centres and specialist clinics.

Knee sprain

From complex knee surgery to diagnostic tests and procedures, we provide exceptional orthopaedic care across our network of hospitals, outpatient centres and specialist clinics.

Cartilage injury

From complex orthopaedic surgery to diagnostic tests and procedures, we provide exceptional orthopaedic care across our network of hospitals, outpatient centres and specialist clinics.

Torn ligaments

From badly sprained ankles to meniscal and cruciate ligament tears. For those injuries that are frustrating slow in recovery we have the experts to help.

Joint inflammation caused by sport injury

From complex musculoskeletal condition management to diagnostic tests and scans, we provide exceptional sports medicine care across our network of hospitals, outpatient centres and specialist clinics.

Osteoporosis

From complex orthopaedic surgery to diagnostic tests and scans, we provide exceptional orthopaedic care across our network of hospitals, outpatient centres and specialist clinics.

Rotator cuff tears

The most common cause of shoulder pain.  The rotator cuff is made up of four muscles and their tendons which connect the shoulder blade to the upper arm.  A tear will often restrict mobility.

Shoulder and Elbow Dislocation

From complex shoulder surgery to diagnostic tests and procedures, we provide exceptional orthopaedic care across our network of hospitals, outpatient centres and specialist clinics.

Frozen shoulder

This is a painful condition, occurring when the capsule within the shoulder joint thickens and stiffens.  The cause is often unknown, but it can be more common in people with diabetes.

Tennis elbow

This is most commonly the result of overuse and repeated stress on the tendons in the elbow, from sport or physical work. Surgery is often a last resort when conservative measures have not been successful.

Back pain in children and teens

Children and teens tend to be more flexible however if your child is experiencing persistent back pain, at HCA UK we can help.

Neck pain

From complex spinal surgery to diagnostic tests and procedures, we provide exceptional back care across our network of hospitals, outpatient centres and specialist clinics.

Private slipped disc treatment

From complex surgery to straightforward procedures, we provide exceptional care across our network of hospitals, outpatient centres and specialist clinics.

Ankylosing spondylitis (AS)

A chronic condition of the spine that a rheumatologist or spinal consultant can help with the diagnosis and treatment of.

Arachnoiditis

A debilitating condition where inflammation to the brain lining (arachnoid) causes nerve pain and neurological problems.

Spinal cord injury

From complex surgery to straightforward procedures, we provide exceptional care across our network of hospitals, outpatient centres and specialist clinics.

Infections of the spine

Wrist pain

PAIN IN IN WRIST OR UP THE LOWER PART OF THE ARM


Our hand and wrist specialists can help treat all manner of conditions, including fractures and soft tissue injuries

Hand and wrist arthritis

From complex hand and wrist surgery to diagnostic tests and hand therapy, we provide exceptional orthopaedic care across our network of hospitals, outpatient centres and specialist clinics.

Tendonitis

Identifying possible causes of tendonitis and providing treatment options.

Trigger finger and thumb

From complex hand wrist surgery to tests and diagnostic procedures for pain in the elbow, we provide exceptional orthopaedic care across our network of hospitals, outpatient centres and specialist clinics.

Carpal tunnel syndrome

Pressure on a nerve in your wrist, a common condition that causes a tingling sensation, numbness and possibly pain in the hand and fingers.

Ganglion

From complex hand and wrist surgery to diagnostic tests and procedures, we provide exceptional orthopaedic care across our network of hospitals, outpatient centres and specialist clinics.

Heel pain

From complex foot and ankle surgery to straightforward orthopaedic procedures, we provide exceptional care across our network of hospitals, outpatient centres and specialist clinics.

Bunions

Our consultants perform corrective surgery for many patients to relieve them of the discomfort when walking and ill-fitting shoes.

Achilles tendon rupture

This occurs when there is a tear of separation of the tendon fibres.  It is relatively common and can be serious. You may need surgery if the tendon ends aren’t in contact.

Shin splints

From complex orthopaedic surgery to tests and diagnosing procedures, we provide exceptional sports care across our network of hospitals, outpatient centres and specialist clinics.

Ankle arthritis

This is where the shock absorbing cartilage of the joint is worn, causes pain and a lack of mobility.  Surgery may be required option once non-surgical routes have been exhausted.

Ankle sprains

Ligament injuries to the ankle including soft tissue damage.

Ankle fractures

A break or breaks in one or more of the three bones that make up the ankle joint, that may or may not puncture the skin.

Function loss from old nerve injury

From complex nerve surgery to diagnostic tests and procedures, we provide exceptional nerve care across our network of hospitals, outpatient centres and specialist clinics.

Nerve pain

From complex brachial plexus surgery to diagnostic tests and procedures, we provide exceptional peripheral nerve injury care across our network of hospitals, outpatient centres and specialist clinics.

Peripheral nerve tumours

From complex nerve surgery to diagnostic tests and procedures, we provide exceptional peripheral nerve care across our network of hospitals, outpatient centres and specialist clinics.

Sports injuries

From complex sports injuries to diagnostic scans and procedures, we provide exceptional sports medicine care across our network of hospitals, outpatient centres and specialist clinics.

Spinal fusion surgery

Physiotherapy

Treatments we offer

Hip replacement surgery

An operation to replace a worn or damaged hip joint with an artificial one. Hip replacement surgery can bring you great relief from chronic hip pain and improve your mobility and quality of life.

Knee replacement surgery (Total and Partial)

AN OPERATION TO REPLACE THE KNEE JOINT (ARTHROPLASTY)


Knee replacement surgery can help to relieve chronic pain in your knee joint and improve your range of movement

Ankle replacement

Surgery to relieve the pain caused by ankle arthritis when your symptoms haven’t responded to other treatments.

Shoulder replacement

The shoulder has a large range of movement, but if the joint is damaged, it can become painful and stiff. Replacement surgery is an option when non-surgical treatment has not seen symptoms improve.

Elbow replacement surgery

Replacing the damaged surfaces of the elbow with a metal and plastic joint to increase mobility and reduce pain. Also known as an arthroplasty for the elbow.

Hip Arthroscopy

This minimally invasive procedure offers an alternative to open techniques and can evaluate hip conditions such as labral tears, arthritis and chondral injuries.

Private knee arthroscopy - Cost & Recovery | HCA UK

A knee arthroscopy, also referred to as knee keyhole surgery, is a minimally invasive procedure used to evaluate and treat conditions like cartilage damage and arthritis.  

Shoulder stabilisation surgery

A MINIMALLY INVASIVE OPERATION TO REPAIR THE SHOULDER


This type of keyhole surgery can help restore the stability of your shoulder after an injury or accident

Ankle Arthroscopy

A diagnostic test allowing our consultant to investigate the inside of your ankle joint using a small surgical camera (arthroscope). It’s used to diagnose ligament damage to arthritis.

ACL reconstruction

The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is a major ligament in the knee. This procedure is to repair the ACL if it becomes damaged or torn, and restore stability in your knee.

Meniscal surgery

SURGERY TO REMOVE OR REPAIR DAMAGED CARTILAGE IN THE KNEE


A torn meniscus is a common, painful knee injury that can be improved with a minimally invasive surgical procedure

Minimally invasive transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (TLIF)

A SPINAL FUSION PROCEDURE THAT FUSES THE FRONT AND BACK SECTION OF THE SPINE THROUGH A POSTERIOR APPROACH


If you have nerve or disc problems in your spine, our consultants can treat you with minimally invasive fusion surgery

Private Carpal Tunnel Surgery

CARPAL TUNNEL RELEASE


A surgical operation to relieve pain, numbness and tingling in your arm, hand and fingers caused by carpal tunnel syndrome

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) injections

ORTHOBIOLOGY INJECTIONS | INJECTIONS FOR SPORTS INJURIES


Specialists at HCA, including spinal consultants, sports medicine consultant and dermatologists offers platelet rich plasma (PRP) injections to promote healing

Your treatment will be personalised to your condition and needs, and you’ll receive comprehensive end-to-end care using the latest surgical and non-surgical procedures.

We provide a wide range of minimally invasive procedures that can help reduce pain and speed up recovery.

This is only a selection of our treatment options available at The Harborne Hospital — other treatments are available depending on your individual needs. Your consultant will advise on the most effective treatment option for your condition. 

The London Hip Unit, July 2021

Our expert orthopaedics team

Your healthcare experience will be unique to you, and we’ll make sure we tailor our services and focus on optimising your recovery.

That’s why we put together a collaborative, multidisciplinary team of experts to provide you with a personalised care plan, clear treatment options and rehabilitation goals.

Whether it’s a sports injury or a more complex condition, our experienced and caring team is here to help you recover as quickly as possible.

How to book an appointment

Book an appointment

Our team can help with any enquiries or you can make an appointment with one of our experienced consultants.

Appointments and imaging appointments

Monday to Sunday: 24h


The Harborne Hospital (book a scan)


The Harborne Hospital (book a test)