Mr Claus required an emergency ‘Candy-Canectomy’ this week, he has now fully recovered and ready for Christmas Day.
As more and more younger Australians are undergoing knee reconstructions, is there a way to reduce the rate of ACL injuries?
We’re excited to announce our investment in six new da Vinci robots!
Every year around 8000 Australians experience their first kneecap dislocation, with many going on to suffer repeat dislocations. Goodness Me explores why our knees take a knocking and why surgery is often the best solution for a dislocated patella.
Surgery for weight loss has become an increasingly common solution to the rising incidence of obesity. But, as with any procedure, a patient exploring bariatric surgery has a number of options to consider. Goodness Me looks at who bariatric surgery might suit, what is involved and what to expect a typical day’s meals to look like post-surgery.
It’s estimated up to five per cent of the population suffer from faecal incontinence. Sadly, many choose not to seek help for a condition that, in the majority of cases, can be treated simply without surgery.
Neurosurgeon Girish Nair inserted a small titanium disc in his patient’s upper spine at Epworth Geelong in September.
Dr Nair says an increasing number of patients suffer from disc prolapse due to incorrect posture using digital devices, including laptops and smarts phones.
Ian Rea is not your average rehabilitation patient. At 61, he exercises an average of four hours every day. He walks; is a regular deep water runner; swims; rides and runs. And that was after his back operation!
Varicose veins can be unsightly and uncomfortable but are they dangerous? What causes them and what can be done to treat them?
3D printing might seem more at home in the world of design and engineering, but this technology is also making tremendous waves in healthcare.
Recovery after a major accident or orthopaedic surgery can be long and challenging. An exciting new piece of equipment is getting patients back on their feet sooner, greatly increasing their mobility and fitness.