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Festive greetings and lots of thanks…

I know that not all celebrate this time of year but I thought I would drop you all a little message to wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! But more importantly to say a massive thank you, to you all for making 2014 such an amazing year for me personally and…

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Upper Limb Deep Vein Thrombosis

A few months ago I had patient with a suspected Deep Vein Thrombosis, but unusually of the upper limb. As this is a very rare occurrence and as I have only ever come across this potentially serious complication once before, I thought it would be a good idea to write this case up and and…

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The ‘Hazard Phase’

I saw this graph on Twitter a month or so back, I'm sorry I cant remember who was the original source, but it did make me laugh, because you know… its soooooo true. Anyway I then saw it doing the rounds again today and so I had another look at it, and it still made…

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A pain in the butt… A guest blog by Dr Chris Littlewood

I regularly hear therapists using the diagnosis of ‘Piriformis Syndrome’ to explain to patients their stubborn buttock and sciatic like pains. However, as usual I question this diagnosis, I question its true prevalence, I question the ability of therapists to diagnose it clinically and I really question those who think it needs to be treated…