Orthopaedic care, in essence, deals with the prevention, recognition and proper treatment of musculoskeletal ailments This system is responsible for all our movement and is essential for our individual, every-day functioning.
So whether it is a sprained ankle, a broken bone or the waxing-and-waning pain of arthritis, orthopaedic care is essential in relieving pain and optimising our quality of life.
The same can be said for spinal surgery which, as a subspecialty in it’s own right, deals with problems relating to the back, from aches and pains, to injuries following trauma, and neurological complaints.
Common orthopaedic pathologies therefore include traumatic injuries, sports injuries, degenerative disease, infection, tumours and congenital disorders which predispose to increased risk.
With all this in mind, our clinic strives to ensure prompt and professional orthopaedic care, in order to address your specific and individual needs. As part of an orthopaedic assessment, your doctor will ask you for more details on your specific illness, perform a detailed clinical examination and order tests, which may include X-rays, CT or MRI scans and routine blood tests.
We will work towards a better understanding of your complaint and offer you a management approach tailored to your specific needs. These include, but are not limited to, the use of splints, traction, non-surgical procedures and surgical procedures. Our aim will always be to allow you to move freely and thus experience a better quality of life.