is the medical and surgical specialty that focuses on injuries and diseases of your body’s musculoskeletal system which includes your bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles, and nerves. These allow you to move, work, and be active.
Conditions may present as an emergency following a road accident/ trauma/ fall or as chronic pain which may be exacerbated with or without previous injury.
When seen in clinic, your specialist will take a detailed history to aid diagnosis, rder necessary investigation and provide treatment which may be in the form of medication, exercise/ physical therapy or surgery. Following orthopaedic surgery, it is very important to listen to your doctors advise to prevent further injury or complications. They will also advise you on rest, wound care and recommended exercises at the appropriate time as part of your recovery.
Common cases seen by our orthopaedic specialist include back pain, knee pain and injury, hip pain, rehabilitation post trauma, arthritis, inflammation of other joints or tendons, fractures and other soft tissue injuries.