Orthopaedics is the medical specialty that focuses on injuries and diseases of your body's musculoskeletal system. This complex system includes your bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles, and nerves and allows you to move, work, and be active. Once devoted to the care of children with spine and limb deformities, orthopaedists now care for patients of all ages, from newborns with clubfeet to young athletes requiring arthroscopic surgery to older people with arthritis.
While orthopedic surgeons are familiar with all aspects of the musculoskeletal system, many orthopaedists specialize in certain areas, such as the foot and ankle, spine, hip or knee. They may also choose to focus on specific fields like pediatrics, trauma or sports medicine. Some orthopedic surgeons may specialize in several areas.
Robotic surgery allows precision of implantation of the partial knee replacement reproducible after pre- operative planning with CT scan. CT scan view while doing the partial knee replacement surgery using the robotic arm. The burr from the robotic arm is shown in the monitor removing the damage cartilage for the implantation.
Partial knee replacement has become more popular nowadays. The functional outcome is excellent and the longevity of the implant has improved with surgical techniques, implant material, patient specific instrumentations and robotic surgery which are available in .Prince Court Medical Centre.
Partial knee replacement surgery can be done for both knees at the same sitting as rehabilitation is much more tolerable than total knee replacement surgery
High Tibial Osteotomy is for active person who is less than 55 years old. This procedure requires 2 days stay overnight.
Full weight bearing is allowed after 6 weeks and sporting activities will be allowed when the bone is fully healed estimated at 3 to 6 months
Treatment of severe osteoarthritis is total knee replacement surgery, TKR. At Prince Court Medical Centre we offer:
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Your Orthopaedic surgery is as individual as you are and we will ensure that you are given the correct information about what face lift procedure is best for you.
The Orthopaedict Surgery Packages start from as little as approximately AU$4300 dependent on the type of surgery you need and generally includes:
Dr. Badrul Shah completed his undergraduate medical training at the Medical Faculty of the National University of Malaysia (Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia) in 1991.
After completing a year of housemanship in Penang, he started his career in orthopedic surgery as a medical officer in Institute of Orthopaedic & Traumatology, Kuala Lumpur Hospital.
He then joined the Master Programme in Orthopaedic Surgery from 1994 to 1998 in the National University of Malaysia.
Upon completion of his post-graduate training in Orthopaedic Surgery, he returned to the institute as Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon.
He is also trained in Robotic partial knee replacement surgery, Makoplasty and performed these surgeries in Prince Court Medical Centre since 2013.
For further information regarding our surgeons please do not hesitate to ask your consultant.