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Consultant Nick Harris performing a total ankle replacement surgery

Definitive diagnosis of trauma injuries and chronic ankle conditions is often the starting point to a successful recovery. Located within the Spire private hospital setting we are able to offer clients access to urgent MRI scans, surgery and non-invasive treatments to swiftly identify and treat most conditions with a successful outcome. Professor Nick Harris specialises in total ankle replacement and has contributed to the design and development of a recent implant.

Ankle conditions we frequently see at the clinic

Sensational comeback for long distance runner after successful surgery

Sensational comeback for long distance runner after successful surgery

When Nick Little suffered a serious injury to his shinbone while competing in a race in Leeds he feared his running days might be over. Nick, 27, a keen long-distance runner who clocks up around 75 miles a week, was devastated. He wasn’t able to […]

Airline pilot Richard Mavor is taking on extreme challenges just months after severing his Achilles tendon

Airline pilot Richard Mavor is taking on extreme challenges just months after severing his Achilles tendon

A commercial airline pilot has completed some ambitious outdoor activity challenges following successful surgery to repair a ruptured Achilles tendon at Spire Leeds Hospital. Richard Mavor, 52, who is married with four children, and lives near Skipton, scaled the Lion’s Head mountain in Cape Town, […]

Huddersfield man one of first to benefit from latest procedure in total ankle replacement

Huddersfield man one of first to benefit from latest procedure in total ankle replacement

When Neil Shuttleworth, a retired printing specialist from Huddersfield, had total ankle replacement surgery he told his surgeon at Spire Leeds Hospital his first ‘mission’ after surgery was to walk comfortably down the famous Promenade de la Croisette in Cannes eating ice cream with his […]

Professor Nick Harris awarded ‘Foot & Ankle Surgeon of the Year 2019 – Northern England’

Professor Nick Harris awarded ‘Foot & Ankle Surgeon of the Year 2019 – Northern England’

One of the most difficult, yet rewarding, industries to work within, the Healthcare industry has once again come under the focus of GHP in the 2019 Private Healthcare Awards. GHP(Global Health & Pharma) reveals the outstanding services and commitment by organisations dedicated to improving the […]

Total ankle replacement! Total success!

Total ankle replacement! Total success!

Before having total ankle replacement surgery at Spire Leeds Hospital, Barbara Davison could only walk a short distance with the help of a walking stick. Today, Barbara, 72, a retired farmer who lives in Barnoldswick in North Yorkshire is pain free and can comfortably walk […]

Osteochondral Lesion of the Ankle

Osteochondral Lesion of the Ankle

Osteochondral lesions are areas of damage to cartilage and underlying bone in joints. They are commonly found in the ankle on the talus following trauma. Small unstable flaps of cartilage can often be managed arthroscopically with a debridement of the loose cartilage flap and bone […]