Orthopaedic Surgery in Doncaster – Book your Private Surgeon Today
Getting you back to doing the things you love…
We all know someone that has been affected by bone, muscle or joint pain, that someone might even be ourselves! Whether its arthritis, a sprained ankle or knee pain, we have all searched the internet for the magical treatment that is meant to miraculously help us, but the truth is, we need to be visiting real specialists for these kinds of injuries and conditions. Luckily, we have an orthopaedic surgery in Doncaster that can help treat us.
How our Orthopaedic Surgeons can help you
Orthopaedics is a branch of medicine that focuses on the care of the musculoskeletal system. This system is made up of bones, joints and muscles as well as ligaments, and tendons. The study of orthopaedics is truly fascinating and it offers doctors the opportunity to treat patients with conditions that are affecting the muscles and bones, allowing patients to live fuller and more mobile lives. Here at Coriel Orthopaedic group we are improving the lives of people in Doncaster by doing just this.
A person who specialises in orthopaedics is known as an orthopaedic surgeon. On average an Orthopaedic surgeon does a 5 year degree in medicine (recognised by the General Medical Council), a 2 year foundation programme of general training, 2 years of core surgical training in a hospital and up to 6 years of specialist training. These surgeons are devoted to the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of disorders of the bones, joints, ligaments, tendons and muscles. Some orthopaedists are generalists, while others specialise in certain areas of the body, such as:
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What can an Orthopaedic Surgeon Treat?
Orthopaedic surgeons can treat a wide variety of musculoskeletal conditions and will explore both nonsurgical and surgical treatment options, depending on the severity of the condition and the amount of pain that it is causing. Whether these conditions have been present since birth, have occurred as a result of injury or are age-related, and orthopaedist will work hard to understand and treat the condition accordingly.
Many people know that orthopaedic surgeons treat broken bones, and replace painful joints, but did you know that orthopaedic surgeons also treat patients for:
- Back pain, ruptured disks and spinal stenosis
- Flat feet and hip dysplasia
- Achilles tendon injuries, bunions and foot/ankle injuries
- Sports injuries
- Shoulder dislocation
- Tennis Elbow
- Carpal tunnel and hand injuries
What appointments are made of…
Getting Orthopaedic help is not something to be nervous about. Our Orthopaedic Surgery in Doncaster is run by some of the UK’s most highly trained surgeons that have over 100+ years of combined experience ensuring that we provide our patients with world class expertise, patient care and treatment.
During your appointment one of our Orthopaedic surgeons will work to diagnose the condition that you may be facing. This normally includes a conversation with the patient, a physical examination and possibly taking X-rays if there is a need to do so. At times we will need to use other methods such as an injection, to help make the diagnosis or treat the condition, additional testing may also be necessary to confirm the diagnosis.
In order to help diagnose a patient’s condition, our surgeon will:
- do a physical examination
- ask about symptoms
- review medical records and overall health
- review any X-rays conducted before the appointment
The orthopaedist may also order additional diagnostic tests is necessary such as:
- an MRI scan
- a bone scan
- blood tests
Our surgeons will work alongside you and your GP to provide the best possible treatment and patient care. Therefore if you are looking to book an appointment at an orthopaedic surgery in Doncaster then simply contact us.