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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.

Extracorporeal shockwave therapy - hips

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.

Plaster cast - caring for your plaster cast

This leaflet explains about how to look after your cast.

Spinal fusion surgery, 0-6 weeks

This leaflet gives information about how you can prepare for surgery, what you can expect when you come into hospital, and how to recover after surgery.
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