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Pros & Cons to Tennis Elbow Surgery

INTRODUCTION: WHAT IS TENNIS ELBOW? Tennis elbow, also known as ‘lateral epicondylitis’, is inflammation around the joint, resulting in pain in the outside of the elbow, particularly with movement. Tennis... Read more

Date: 17/09/2018

Tennis elbow: symptoms, signs and treatment

INTRODUCTION What causes tennis elbow? Tennis elbow, also known as ‘lateral epicondylitis’, is caused by inflammation in the tendons on the outside of the elbow:  This is commonly caused... Read more

Date: 17/09/2018

Everything you Need to Know About an Endoscopy

What is an endoscopy? An endoscopy is a medical procedure in which an instrument (an endoscope, or ‘scope’) is introduced into the body to gain a view of internal structures and organs. This procedure... Read more

Date: 17/09/2018

The Spotlight on Appendicitis

What are the common warning signs of Appendicitis?   It is a common problem that can mimic other conditions and hence is vital to seek an expert opinion. However, the classic warning symptoms are: A... Read more

Date: 03/09/2018

60 Second Profile Interview- Mr Jeremy Lavy

Mr Jeremy Lavy, Consultant Ear and Nose Throat Surgeon at Highgate Private Hospital Our spotlight this month is Mr Jeremy Lavy, ENT.  His clinical specialisms include Otology, specifically hearing reconstructive... Read more

Date: 24/07/2018

Staying active as you get older

I’M GETTING OLDER - WHY BOTHER WITH EXERCISE? It is well known that exercise is good for you, but as you get older, exercise should remain an important part of a healthy lifestyle. Exercising when aged 65... Read more

Date: 17/07/2018

Macular Week 2018

It’s Macular Week! One in three people know someone with macular disease, yet many people remain unaware of what it is and who is affected. This week the Macular Society hope to raise vital awareness... Read more

Date: 26/06/2018

Men’s Health Week - Prostate Cancer

Mr Barry Maraj, Consultant Urologist at Highgate Private Hospital Prostate Cancer 1)How crucial is it to detect prostate cancer early on? It is critical to detect prostate cancer at a very early stage... Read more

Date: 14/06/2018

World Blood Donor Day 2018

Donating blood to those affected by cancer Blood is made in the bone marrow and composed of red blood cells (RBCs), white blood cells, plasma and platelets. Donating blood is vital in helping others with a... Read more

Date: 13/06/2018

Exercise During and After Pregnancy

Our Women's and Men's Health Physiotherapist, Zoe Eggleton was recently featured West Essex Life Magazine talking about exercise during and after pregnancy. You can read the full article here.    Pregnancy... Read more

Date: 22/05/2018

The differences between a cold and an allergy

The UK has some of the highest prevalence rates of allergic conditions in the world, with over 20% of the population affected by one or more allergic disorder.  However, many of the symptoms of allergies are... Read more

Date: 16/05/2018

Are painkillers effective for back pain?

A recent study[1] suggests that popular painkillers, such as aspirin and ibuprofen, are generally useless when it comes to relieving back pain – and in many cases, they can cause more harm than good, according... Read more

Date: 01/05/2018

Facts About Hysterectomy Surgery

In our latest Ask the Consultant article Miss Nandita Deo, Consultant Gynaecologist talks key facts on hysterectomy.   What is a hysterectomy? A hysterectomy is an operation to remove the... Read more

Date: 16/03/2018

Bariatric Breakthrough

Last week, our bariatric surgeon Professor Marcus Reddy carried out the first day-case gastric bypass procedure in the UK. Gastric bypass surgery is a major operation for weight loss, and over 3000 of these... Read more

Date: 05/02/2018

Sciatica - causes and treatments

Back pain getting on your nerves? In our latest Ask the Expert health article, also featured in the West Essex Life Magazine,  Mr Ahmed Ibrahim, Consultant Neurosurgeon at The Holly Private Hospital answers... Read more

Date: 05/02/2018

Give your heart a makeover for 2018!

Heart disease is the UK’s biggest killer. In this piece, Dr Arvind Vasudeva, Consultant Cardiologist, offers expert advice on how you can improve your heart health for the year ahead and beyond.   More... Read more

Date: 30/01/2018

FREE EVENT: Marathon Training Tips

On Tuesday 30th January we're holding a free evening seminar open to the public on marathon training tips by our specialist team to make sure you're in top condition by race day.  The event will... Read more

Date: 10/01/2018

Carpal tunnel syndrome explained

Each year doctors undertake thousands of operations a year to tackle carpal tunnel syndrome - a condition in which the wrist nerve becomes trapped or compressed.  In this latest health article also featured... Read more

Date: 09/01/2018

New Hospital Director Appointed

Award-winning Claremont Private Hospital, part of the Aspen Healthcare Group, is delighted to announce the appointment of Andrew Thornton as its new Hospital Director. Claremont has been at the heart of the South... Read more

Date: 08/01/2018