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Wrist and arm pain when using a computer

Wrist and arm pain when using a computer

Like many people who have to use a computer all day, every day, as part of their job, I find that I regularly get a painful or numb feeling in my wrists and arms. This is my story of what I’ve done to try to make that numbness and pain go away. I’ll add a usual disclaimer, pointing out that I’m not a medical expert, this is just personal [...]

Costs of surgical procedures and operations

If you are due to go into hospital to have surgery then you might be interested in how much it costs regardless of whether you are going NHS or private. In can be hard to find out what your treatment actually costs but I’ve found out that many of the major health insurance companies publish lists of how much they will pay your hospital for [...]

Knee pain, physio, MRI scans and lateral release surgery

Knee pain, physio, MRI scans and lateral release surgery

I've been having problems with my knees for many years. I get pain when I am in a seated position. I do a desk job which means I am in pain for much of the day. Sitting in a cinema, restaurant or car will cause me pain as well. I don't have pain when I'm standing, walking, lying down or exercising. The pain is mostly in my right knee - coming from [...]

NHS vs private physiotherapy – and BUPA vs Cigna

I have had multiple sessions of physiotherapy over the years for various joint problems. I’ve experienced both NHS and private physiotherapy. For my private physiotherapy I've dealt with both BUPA and Cigna. NHS vs private physiotherapy If you need physiotherapy you have two basic choices, you can either try to get it for free on the NHS [...]