Orthopaedics at Melomed Hospitals


When should you visit an Orthopaedic Surgeon?

When you experience joint pain and discomfort which stops you from doing your everyday activities, it is time to see an orthopaedic doctor. Your pain may result from a sprain, strain, or ligament tear that needs immediate attention; the wear and tear associated with arthritis; or a related medical condition or chronic pain. Our Melomed Orthopaedic Specialists can perform both surgical and non-surgical procedures to help treat your injury or condition.

Some of the pain and discomfort includes:

  • Pain in that starts in the low back and runs down one or both legs
  • Difficulty performing daily activities
  • Limited range of motion
  • Instability walking or standing
  • When should you visit the trauma unit to get specialised orthopaedic treatment?
  • A bone fracture or orthopaedic trauma
  • A ligament or tendon tears
  • Dislocation happens
  • For sprains, strains, or pain from an injury that has not improved
  • Sudden numbness, tingling, weakness, or bowel/bladder incontinence

    With the expertise of our Melomed Orthopaedic Surgeons and due to the high volume of patient cases, this allow us to manage routine and complex care effectively.

    Do not delay your medical treatment any further and contact one of our Orthopaedic Surgeons today.

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