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Running Pain -Through the barrier
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Running Pain -Through the barrier

The London Marathon is one of the highlights of the sporting calendar, and a showcase for the capital. Each spring, The Wellington Foot and Ankle unit is on standby to care for the large number of stress injuries sustained by runners avidly training for and competing in the London Marathon. Consultant surgeons Mr Mark Herron...

I had my big toe bones fused together and now I can wear stilettos again
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I had my big toe bones fused together and now I can wear stilettos again

Sheelagh Moss, 67, a retired teacher from Shaftesbury, Dorset, tells CAROL DAVIS her story, while her surgeon (Mark Herron) explains the procedure. Read the full article in the Daily Mail Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-1153545/I-big-toe-bones-fused–I-wear-stilettos-again.html#ixzz56GFWgZtg  

Squash star pain-free after nearly 30 years
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Squash star pain-free after nearly 30 years

Anna-Marie Brentall took a ‘no pain, no gain’ attitude towards her favourite sport of Squash when she injured her ankle to ensure that she could continue playing. After Anna-Marie realised that she could no longer continue to use bandages, painkillers and straps to ease the pain in her ankle, she made a tough decision to...

Woakes benefits from innovative Game ready treatment
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Woakes benefits from innovative Game ready treatment

The ankle injury he suffered would usually put a player out of action for at least three months but after he returned to Birmingham, he met foot and ankle specialist Mark Herron at BMI Priory Hospital who came up with the idea of treating Woakes with a machine that has been used on Premiership footballers...