Arthritis

Cartilage Repair

Cartilage repair What is cartilage repair? Cartilage is the smooth, white tissue that covers the surface of joints. It…

Joint Replacement

Joint Replacement What is joint replacement? Joint replacement refers to one of a number of surgical procedures in which…

Joint Pain

Joint Pain  What is joint pain? Joint pain refers to pain, discomfort and soreness in the joints. Joints…

Inflammatory arthritis

Inflammatory Arthritis What is inflammatory arthritis? Inflammatory arthritis is one of the two major sub-categories of arthritis (the other being osteoarthritis), and,…

Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis What is osteoarthritis? Osteoarthritis is a degenerative conditions that affects the joints, causing them to become stiff…

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid Arthritis Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic and degenerative disease that causes joint inflammation. There are certain areas that…

Arthroplasty

Arthroplasty What is arthroplasty?  The term “arthroplasty” refers to any surgical procedure to restore the function of a…

Stem Cell Therapy

Stem Cell Therapy Stem cells, both the embryonic form and adult stem cells, are increasingly acknowledged as providing…

What is Regenerative Medicine

Regenerative Medicine At our Pinnacle Clinics, including the ones in Surrey and London run by Prof Imam and…

Hand Pain and stiffness

Hand Pain and stiffness Types of Hand Pain & SymptomsPain in the hand is a very common symptom…

Finger fusion

Finger fusion Conditions resulting in the need for arthrodesis in the hand include arthritis, unreconstructable soft tissue problems,…

Finger joint replacement

Finger joint replacement Finger joint replacements are most commonly performed at the proximal interphalangeal joint (PIPJ) and metacarpal…

Base of thumb arthritis

Base of thumb arthritis Background Arthritis is a condition that irritates or destroys a joint. Although there are…

Total/ Hemi Elbow Replacement (Arthroplasty)

Total/ Hemi Elbow Replacement (Arthroplasty)n What is it?n Total elbow arthroplasty replaces a native elbow joint with a…

Osteoarthritis of the Elbow

Osteoarthritis of the Elbow Osteoarthritis of the elbow occurs when the cartilage surface of the elbow is worn…

Shoulder Joint Replacement

Shoulder Joint Replacement If nonsurgical treatments like medications and activity changes are no longer helpful for relieving pain,…

Shoulder Arthritis

Shoulder Arthritis Osteoarthritis is a progressive degeneration of the joints. It results when the protective surface (cartilage) that…