Trauma and orthopaedic patient leaflets

 

This page lists leaflets produced or used by our department. Each leaflet is reviewed at least every three years to make sure it is kept up to date.

Brostrom ankle ligament repair

Description:
This leaflet explains more about a Brostrom repair, including the benefits, risks, and any alternatives, and what you can expect when you come to hospital.

Diagnostic shoulder arthroscopy

Description:
The aim of this leaflet is to help answer some of the questions you may have about having a diagnostic shoulder arthroscopy.

Extracorporeal shockwave therapy - hips

Description:
This leaflet explains more about the use of ESWT to treat refractory greater trochanteric pain syndrome. It includes information on the benefits, risks and any alternative treatments, as well as what you can expect when you come to hospital.

Extracorporeal shockwave therapy for Achilles tendinopathy and plantar fasciitis

Description:
This leaflet explains more about the use of extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT) to treat Achilles tendinopathy and plantar fasciitis. It includes information on the benefits, risks and any alternative treatments, as well as what you can expect when you come to hospital.

Foot and ankle injections

Description:
This leaflet explains more about having a foot or ankle injection. It explains the benefits, risks and alternatives as well as what you can expect when you come to hospital.

Forefoot deformity correction

Description:
This leaflet aims to answer your questions about having forefoot deformity correction surgery. It explains the benefits, risks and alternatives, as well as what you can expect when you come to hospital.

Getting in and out of the bath

Description:
This leaflet offers information to guide you getting in and out of the bath.

Getting on and off the toilet - Recovering from your hip operation

Description:
This leaflet offers advice about how to get on and off the toilet while you are recovering from your hip operation.

Hip fracture surgery - Internal fixation of intracapsular fracture

Description:
This leaflet aims to answer your questions about having surgery for a hip fracture. It explains the benefits, risks and alternatives, as well as what you can expect when you come into hospital and after you have gone home.

Hip fracture surgery - Dynamic hip screw

Description:
This leaflet aims to answer your questions about having surgery for a hip fracture. It explains the benefits, risks and alternatives, as well as what you can expect when you come into hospital and after you have gone home.
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