What is an Orthopedic Condition?
The term orthopedic refers to prevention or correction of injuries or disorders associated with musculoskeletal system, including tendons, and ligaments.
What are general Foot and ankle Injuries?
Foot and ankle injuries include the injuries in the leg below the knee and they are common while playing sports such as football, hockey, skating and in athletes.
Define a bone fracture and what are its common causes?
A bone fracture is a medical condition in which a bone is cracked or broken as the result of high force impact or stress or due to certain medical conditions such as osteoporosis that weaken the bones.
What are the common diagnostic techniques employed for musculoskeletal trauma and fractures?
The common diagnostic techniques include CAT scans, bone scans, MRIs, and X-rays.
What should I bring with me when I come for an appointment?
When you come for your appointment remember to bring the following:
- Referral letter from GP, family physician or other doctor
- Medicare card, DVA card, Pension Card
- Have your Private Hospital Insurance information with you
- Copies of results of X-rays, MRI's, or CT scan etc. and any other relevant information
How do I schedule an appointment?
You can schedule an appointment by calling us directly during our working hours.