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Acromioclavicular (AC) joint injury

An AC joint injury is commonly referred to as shoulder separation, and is when the acromioclavicular joint is displaced.

Achilles tendinopathy

Damage to the Achilles tendon fibres, including pain, swelling or stiffening of your, often caused by overuse or exercising.

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.

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 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.

Ankle sprains

Ligament injuries to the ankle including soft tissue damage.

Ankylosing spondylitis (AS)

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

ACL injury: Anterior cruciate ligament injury and treatment

A full or partial tear of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) can stop you from doing some of your favourite sports, exercise or hobbies. HCA UK’s knee specialists can accurately diagnose a torn or ruptured ACL and suggest the best way to manage your injury. 

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.

Baker’s cyst

HCA UK's experts can help to diagnose and treat a range of cysts, including Baker’s cyst

Baker's cyst in children

A Baker's cyst is a fluid-filled lump that can develop behind your child's knee - we can help treat it

Big toe arthritis

Osteoarthritis in the big toe is a condition causing the big toe joint to become painful and stiff - it can lead to swelling, tenderness and a grating sound.

Bone deformity after injury and infection

Our leading paediatric consultants can treat bone deformities using cutting-edge technology and advanced treatments.

Brachial plexus injury

A  network of nerves that are intertwined and control movement and sensation in the arms and hands.

Brachialgia

Brachialgia, or cervical radiculopathy, describes pain in the arm caused by a pinched nerve in the neck.

Bunions

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

Calcific tendonitis

Hydroxyapatite deposition disease (HADD) is a condition characterised by calcium deposits in the shoulder that causes pain and inflammation.

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.

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.

De Quervain's syndrome

De Quevain's tenosynovitis, pain or difficulty when you move your thumb.

Degenerative disc disease (DDD)

 Our world-leading spinal specialists treat the pain caused by a worn spinal disc.

Degenerative scoliosis in adults

Also known as de novo scoliosis, adult scoliosis happens as the spine wears with age - we offer a range of treatments to manipulate and realign the spine.

Dupuytren's disease

Also know as dupuytren's contracture or palmar fibromatosis, this disease takes its name from Baron Guillaume Dupuytren, a French surgeon who first described the condition in 1831.

Facet joint pain

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

Failed back surgery syndrome (FBSS)

The term describing the condition of not having a successful result after back surgery and experiencing continued pain

Hip impingement

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

Foot hallux rigidus

From complex foot surgery to straightforward ankle procedures, we provide exceptional 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.

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.

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.

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.

Growth plate injuries

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

Hamstring muscle strain

A hamstring injury is a strain to the tendons or tear to the muscles at the back of the thigh.

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.

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.

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

Hip arthritis

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

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. 

Ingrown toenail

A toenail grown into the skin, can affect adults and children. If you or your child's ingrown toenail isn't getting better, we can help to treat it.

Irritable hip in children

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

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.

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.

Kyphosis in children

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

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.

Lateral hip pain

From complex hip 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.

Lisfranc injuries

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

Back pain

The spine is made up of 33 individual bones that protect the spinal cord.  And spinal pain can present in all areas, from top to bottom of the spine.

Private Meniscal Injury Treatments

A torn meniscus, or locked knee, is a common sports or exercise injury caused by forceful twisting. It can result in a swollen and painful knee joint. 

Metatarsalgia

If you are experiencing pain in the ball of your foot you may have metatarsalgia - our orthopaedic foot and ankle experts can help to diagnose and treat this condition.

Morton's neuroma

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

Muscle strains and sprains

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

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.

Nerve compression

Nerve entrapment or compression neuropathy. Nerve compression syndrome is a medical condition caused by direct pressure on a nerve.

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.

Osteoarthritis

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

Osteoarthritis in sport

From complex orthopaedic surgery to diagnostic tests and scan, we provide exceptional medical and physiotherapy 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.

Paediatric fractures

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

Paediatric knee and ligament injuries

For paediatric knee and ligament injuries we offer inpatient and outpatient care at the following locations

Paediatric scoliosis

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

Patella (kneecap) instability

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

Patellofemoral pain syndrome and private treatment

From complex knee surgery to straightforward procedures, we provide exceptional orthopaedic 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.

Peripheral neuropathy

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

Running injuries

From diagnostic scans to minor procedures, medical management and complex surgery, we provide exceptional care for those with sports injuries 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.

Private spinal stenosis therapies

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

Spinal trauma and fracture

Whilst spinal fractures will cause pain and restrict your mobility, the most severe cases may leave a patient with irreversible, life-changing consequences. Our spinal specialists provide expert advice, precise diagnosis and effective fractured spine treatment.

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.

Stress fractures

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

Subclavian steal syndrome

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

Sural nerve entrapment

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

Private tendonitis treatments

Tendonitis is the inflammation of the connective tissues between your muscles and bones. If your symptoms aren't improving, our orthopaedic specialists offer effective diagnosis and treatment. 

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.

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.

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