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Posted On May 17, 2019 / By / Posted in Orthopaedics

Opioid addiction: Prescriptions rise by 500 per cent at Sydney hospital

By Jessica Ridley and Sarah Wiedersehn There are growing concerns patients are becoming dependent on opioid-based painkillers following surgery. Read more >> With permission from 7news.

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Posted On July 19, 2017 / By / Posted in Hip

Cooling therapy ICE Machines

July 19 2017 Our Doctors recommend after your surgery, one way to help reduce the amount of pain you experience is to apply a cool compress (cold therapy) on to whichever hip,

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Posted On June 1, 2017 / By / Posted in Elbow

Orthopaedic Talks

June 2017 Orthocentre latest education night ‘Orthopaedic Talks’ was held at the Hazelhurst Gallery, Gymea on 6 June 2017 with over 70 practitioners including local physiotherapists, exercise physiotherapists, chiropractors and osteopaths. Orthocentre

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Posted On May 15, 2015 / By / Posted in Hand

65 Practitioners attend Orthopaedic Talks

May 15 2015 The Orthocentre hosted an engaging seminar entitled ‘Orthopaedic Talks’ at the Hazelhurst Gallery, Gymea attended by 65 practitioners including local physiotherapists, exercise physiotherapists, chiropractors and osteopaths. Presenting was the

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Posted On February 5, 2014 / By / Posted in Knee

Medial patellofemoral reconstruction (MPFL Recon)

Feb 05 2014 When the patella (kneecap) dislocates, a part of the knee that maintains patella position is torn. This medial patellofemoral ligament does not heal back to normal and as a

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Posted On / By / Posted in Hip

Total Hip Replacement surgical approach

Feb 05 2014 We use the posterior approach to perform hip replacement. The benefits of this approach are: excellent vision when seating the acetabular cup – ensuring perfect position. Additionally whilst inserting

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Posted On October 3, 2011 / By / Posted in Elbow

Orthopaedic Talks

Sixty five practitioners including local physiotherapists, exercise physiotherapists, chiropractors, osteopaths recently attended an education evening  hosted by the Orthocentre. The event ‘Orthopaedic Talks’ included the topics; Tibial Osteotomy  presented by Dr Michael

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