Osteoarthritis or OA, otherwise known as “wear and tear arthritis” is a degenerative condition and the most common form of arthritis. It most commonly affects the hands, spine, hips and knees. Osteoarthritis is by far the most common reason for joint replacement surgery when pain and disability from the worn joint causes significant functional limitation.…Read More
Dr Will Talbot has joined Orthopaedic Clinics Gold Coast. Dr Talbot will accept referrals for conditions of the upper limb, knee injury and trauma. He has a particular clinical interest in conditions of the Shoulder and Knee. Dr Talbot is consulting from Parkwood and Broadbeach and may perform surgery at Pindara Private Hospital, Gold Coast Private…Read More
What is the rotator cuff? Your rotator cuff is a group of four muscles and tendons that hold your arm in its joint and assist in the rotational strength and movement of the shoulder joint. These muscles are the: Supraspinatus Infraspinatus Subscapularis Teres minor They derive their name as they form a “cuff” of tissue…Read More
With over 46,000 operations performed in Australia alone in 2017, total hip replacement surgery is one of the five most common and successful surgical procedures performed worldwide. Because of the numbers of patients who undergo this surgery, research and development surrounding hip replacement surgery receives global attention with a focus on the continued improvement of…Read More
In association with surgeons at Wrightington Hospital, UK, Dr Fraser Taylor was recently asked to contribute a chapter in a now published book, Diagnostic Clusters in Shoulder Conditions (Monga, P; Funk, L Eds.)). Dr Taylor co-wrote the chapter on Internal Impingement of the shoulder with Dr Nicolas Dedy who has recently returned to Germany after…Read More
The surgeons and staff of Orthopaedic Clinics Gold Coast wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy and prosperous 2018!
Our office will be closed from Midday, Friday 22nd December 2017 – 9AM, Tuesday 2nd January 2018. Dr Taylor will be on leave throughout January and all of the surgeons will be taking short breaks throughout the festive season. If you would like to make an appointment to see one of our surgeons, please phone…Read More
Dr Tudor joined the practice on the 4th July 2017. Dr Tudor is a London trained orthopaedic surgeon specialising in conditions of the lower limb, including the knee, foot and ankle. He has a particular interest in complex knee and sports injuries. To schedule an appointment with Dr Tudor, phone Orthopaedic Clinics Gold Coast on…Read More