Orthopaedic

Frankston Private Hospital is fully equipped to treat conditions requiring minor and major Orthopaedic intervention. 

Our team of highly trained and experienced Orthopaedic surgeons sub-specialise in areas of the body such as Upper Limb, Hip & Knee, Foot and Ankle and in Sports Trauma.

Sub-specialties mean patients receive care by an Orthopaedic surgeon who has training and expertise that aligns with their condition.


Orthopaedic Sports Trauma 

orthopaedic.jpgPatient injuries commonly involve fractures of bones or injuries to joints following a sporting accident. Injuries to a joint can involve injuries to soft tissues such as ligaments, tendons, or muscles.

There is a Fracture Clinic onsite at Frankston Private Hospital campus which delivers a prompt, streamlined service for diagnosis and treatment of sporting injuries.

Treatment of fractures may involve plaster or a splint and for more significant injuries, bracing or surgery.  

Our team of Orthopaedic surgeons are experienced and work collaboratively to provide exceptional orthopaedic care.

Our trained and experienced Orthopaedic nurses and allied health team are at the forefront of the latest care and techniques.


Orthopaedic Procedures 

Orthopaedic procedures performed at Frankston Private Hospital include but are not limited to those listed below.

Total Hip Replacement:  involves replacement of the neck of femur and acetabulum (pelvic cup).

Total Knee Replacement:  involves the replacement of the distal femur and the proximal tibia. 

Our Surgeons offer partial or bilateral joint replacements for the above procedures.

Knee Arthroscopy: involves inserting a small camera (arthroscope) into the knee to diagnose and repair problems in the knee joint.

Arthroscopies are commonly used to repair:

  • ACL/PCL
  • Meniscal tear 
  • Infection
  • Loose cartilage
  • Removal of baker’s cyst

Shoulder replacement:  involves the replacement of the head of the humerus and the socket. 

Shoulder Arthroscopy:  involves inserting a small camera (arthroscope) into the Shoulder joint to diagnose and repair problems. 

Foot and Ankle surgery: 

  • Metatarsal surgeries
  • Bunion surgery
  • Fracture repair
  • Achilles repair

Multi-disciplinary Care 

Frankston Private Hospital takes a multi-disciplinary approach to patient care. 

The multi-disciplinary team meet will meet to discuss each patient’s condition and personalised care. 

Allied health services support the recovery of patients having undergone procedures, from the most routine through to the most complex Orthopaedic operation.

 

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