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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, knee or shoulder has been operated.

Cold therapy has been proven to lessen the amount of pain, reduce inflammation and thereby speed up recovery. Another benefit of cold therapy is that by reducing pain, patients will not require as much strong pain medicine.

NOT using cold therapy will not affect the chance of a successful operation. It is simply a way of helping manage the pain after surgery.

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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.

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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 Orthocentre surgeons Dr Alan Turnbull, Dr Michael Dixon, Dr John Trantalis, Dr Anthony Leong and Dr Jai Sungaran.

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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 result may need reconstruction in cases of recurrent patella dislocation.

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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.

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Orthopaedic Talks Oct 03 2011, 5:50 AM

Sixty five practitioners including local physiotherapists, exercise physiotherapists, chiropractors, osteopaths recently attended an education evening  hosted by the Orthocentre.

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