Spider veins

Spider veins are faulty veins that are found just under the skin. They are commonly referred to as either thread veins, capillary veins or broken veins. These thin damaged veins are usually red in colour and may appear to have a branch like pattern or that of a spider’s web. They don’t tend to bulge like varicose veins.  The cause of spider veins remains unclear, but they usually form when your veins become damaged or weak. This damage or weakness causes a backwards flow of blood which accumulates in the veins causing extra pressure. This overtime leaves noticeable veins below the surface of your skin. Spider veins can be left […]


Varicose vein

Varicose veins are caused when your small veins begin to weaken or get damaged. The main function of these veins, is to prevent the back-flow of blood on its way to the heart. When these veins deteriorate, they now cause a back-flow.  This would lead to swollen and enlarged veins that usually appear to be blue or purple and often bulgy in appearance. This condition most commonly develops on your legs and feet. Symptoms of varicose veins If you notice any swollen or enlarged veins on your legs or feet which appear blue or purplish in colour, chances are you have varicose veins. Other symptoms include: lumpy and bulging veins […]


Sports Injury Surgery Journey

Prior to your surgery, your consultant will explain the entire procedure to you. We encourage you to raise any questions or concerns you may have with your consultant at each step of your surgery journey. All of our patient care is centred on informed consent.  What to expect as your surgery journey? On admission for your surgery your contact information and payment details will be taken by the hospital staff. This will be followed by a nurse who will confirm your personal details, answer any questions concerning hospital procedures and attach a bracelet to your wrist with your name and hospital number. Pre-surgery If your consultant has requested any further […]


Groin & Hernia Surgery Journey

All our patient care is centred on informed consent, and your consultant will explain each process to you at every step of your surgery journey. Treatment may vary slightly from case to case and your consultant will implement a tailor-made treatment plan and rehabilitation program to meet your specific needs. What to expect as your surgery journey? Upon admission for your surgery your contact information and payment details will be taken by the hospital staff. This will be followed by a discussion with a nurse who will confirm your personal details, answer any questions concerning hospital procedures and attach a bracelet to your wrist detailing your name and hospital number. […]


Gilmore’s groin surgery

Post your rehabilitation if you fail to show any improvement your surgeon will indicate that surgery is required.  Gilmore’s Groin can be successfully treated by the surgical restoration of normal anatomy. The success of the surgery depends on accurate diagnosis, meticulous repair of each element of the disruption and intensive rehabilitation.  We will provide you with all relevant information about the condition of Gilmore’s Groin, the operation and how it is done.  In about 20% of people with Gilmore’s Groin (groin disruption, sportsman’s “hernia”) there will also be an adductor tear that needs surgery. If this is the case the two operations are done at the same time. The groin […]

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