Orthopaedics and Joint Replacement

The Department of Bone and Joint has deployed the latest techniques like computer navigation and imaging, coupled with robotically-assisted technology in their diagnosis. Our full-time team of orthopaedic surgeons is highly experienced in treating high velocity trauma care with micro specialisation in bi-columnar acetabular surgery, failed trauma services, infected joint replacement and neglected trauma fractures.

Orthopaedics and Joint Replacement – Medical Procedures

ACL reconstruction

ACL reconstruction — Comprehensive overview covers definition, preparation, results of this knee ligament-repairing procedure.
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Ankle-brachial index

Ankle-brachial index — Overview covers definition, results of this test for peripheral artery disease.
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Arthroscopy

Arthroscopy — Overview covers definition, risks, results of this joint procedure.
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Bone density test

Bone density test — Overview covers definition, risks, results of this osteoporosis-related test.
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Bone scan

Bone scan — Overview covers definition, risks, results of this diagnostic test.
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Chiropractic adjustment

Chiropractic adjustment — Overview covers definition, what to expect from spinal manipulation treatment for back pain.
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Cortisone shots

Cortisone shots — Comprehensive overview covers definition, risks, results of cortisone injections.
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Diskectomy

Diskectomy — Overview covers risks, results of this surgical procedure to treat herniated spinal disks.
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Hip replacement

Hip replacement — Overview covers definition, risks, results of this surgery.
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Knee braces for osteoarthritis

Knee braces — Comprehensive overview covers definition, risks and results of knee braces for osteoarthritis.
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Knee osteotomy

Knee osteotomy — Comprehensive overview covers definition, risks, benefits of this alternative to knee replacement.
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Knee replacement

Knee replacement — Comprehensive overview covers knee replacement surgery and recovery.
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Lumbar puncture (spinal tap)

Lumbar puncture (spinal tap) — Overview covers definition, risks and results of this procedure.
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Radiofrequency neurotomy

Radiofrequency neurotomy — Overview covers definition, risks and what happens during this chronic pain treatment.
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Rheumatoid factor

Find out what the results of a rheumatoid factor test may mean.
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Spinal fusion

Spinal fusion — Overview covers risks, preparation, results of this surgery to treat spine disorders.
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