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When you sustain an injury it can be frightening and confusing to know where the best place to go for diagnosis and treatment is. Prior to the opening of ACCESS ORTHO these were your options.
I cannot tell you how many times we have children attend clinic that sustained their injury a few days earlier and treatment was not sought straight away. In all these … Read the full article
Fractured bones can heal regardless of whether an operation is performed or not. If the alignment of a fracture is acceptable and the bracing/casting method that is being used is … Read the full article
Healing of a fracture is influenced by the patient’s age and underlying health (children heal faster than adults and people with significant medical issues such as diabetes may have slower … Read the full article
There are situations in which a broken bone needs to be seen to urgently. Thankfully, these situations are usually self-evident and appropriate care is usually arranged straight away following on … Read the full article
Do not be confused about whether you have a “break” or a “fracture.” Medically speaking, these terms are the same. Many people get conflicting advice about their injury are left … Read the full article
A comment we often hear over the phone at ACCESS ORTHO is “I’m not sure if it’s broken so I don’t know if I should come to clinic or not.” … Read the full article