What is Orthopaedist ?

Orthopedists use medical, physical and rehabilitative methods as well as surgery and are involved in all aspects of heath care pertaining to the musculoskeletal system. It is a specialty of incredible breadth and variety. Orthopedists treat a immense variety of diseases and conditions, including fractures and dislocations, torn ligaments, sprains and strains tendon injuries, pulled muscles and bursitis ruptured disks, sciatica, low back pain, and scoliosis knock knees, bow legs, bunions and hammer toes, arthritis and osteoporosis, bone tumors, muscular dystrophy and cerebral palsy, club foot and unequal leg length abnormalities of the fingers and toes, and growth abnormalities.

In general, orthopedists are skilled in the:

  • Diagnosis of your injury or disorder
  • Treatment with medication, exercise, surgery or other treatment plans
  • Rehabilitation by recommending exercises or physical therapy to restore movement, strength and function
  • Prevention with information and treatment plans to prevent injury or slow the progression of diseases

Typically, as much as 50 percent of the orthopedist’s practice is devoted to non-surgical or medical management of injuries or disease and 50 percent to surgical management. Surgery may be needed to restore function lost as a result of injury or disease of bones, joint, muscles, tendons, ligaments, nerves or skin.

The orthopedist also works closely with other health care professionals and often serves as a consultant to other physicians. Orthopedists are members of the teams that manage complex, multi-system trauma, and often play an important role in the organization and delivery of emergency care.

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    What's happened after Orthopaedic Consultation ?

    If you’re experiencing pain in your muscles, joints, or bones or you have problems with your joints, you may wonder whether to see a doctor. If you have any of the following symptoms, we recommend you make an appointment with your physician to be evaluated.

    • You have pain, stiffness, or discomfort that are making it difficult to perform everyday activities
    • You are experiencing chronic pain (pain lasting longer than 12 weeks)
    • You’re noticing decreases in your range of motion
    • You feel unstable while walking or standing
    • You have had a soft tissue injury, and it’s not improving after 48 hours

    Exemples :

    • Muscle, joint, or bone pain that began after an injury or accident
    • A torn or ruptured tendon
    • Instability or dislocation
    • Hip or knee pain that is has been progressing
    • Pain in your hip or knee that is worse during weight bearing activities
    • Arthritis in your hip, knee, or elbow
    • A diagnosis of osteoarthritis
    • Neck or back pain
    • Radiating arm or leg pain (“pinched nerve”)

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    Orthopaedist Fees

    • First consultation (30mins)
    • Follow-up consultation (20mins)

    Booking info:
    A prepayment of £70 will be asked at the moment you book the appointment, the remaining will need to be settled on the day of your consultation

    Cancellation Policy:
    More than 72h before the consultation: Fully refunded
    In between 72h & 48h: £70 prepayment will be kept
    Less than 48h: Consultation fully charged