Sunshine Coast Orthopaedic Group Specialists in Painful Lower Limb Conditions
If you’re suffering from lower limb pain in your hip, knee, ankle or foot or have suffered an acute joint injury, Sunshine Coast Orthopaedic Group can help. We offer world-class, non-operative, and surgical outcomes delivered with a compassionate and caring approach by local specialists. We offer a range of innovative non-operative and operative solutions to help you get back to doing the things you love. Browse our services to see what we can provide and make an appointment today.
Dr Daevyd Rodda, Dr Frank Connon and the team at the Sunshine Coast Orthopaedic Group are orthopaedic specialists and leaders in lower limb orthopaedic care who will support you every step of the way. Understanding each case is unique, our multi-disciplinary team of orthopaedic specialists are dedicated to building a tailored health care plan that is right for you.
Elective Surgery Now Available
You may be able to go home sooner with rapid recovery joint replacement (4,5). With the Australian Government’s advice on the recommencement of elective surgery, joint replacement operations are now available (1).
At the Sunshine Coast Orthopaedic Group, we specialise in rapid recovery joint replacement surgery using a minimally invasive technique that may get you home sooner and back to enjoying life faster (2,3).
Rapid Recovery References
*Here’s some relevant research to learn more!
 The Hon Greg Hunt MP, Commonwealth of Australia | Department of Health, 22 April 2020 (https://www.health.gov.au/ministers/the-hon-greg-hunt-mp/media/elective-surgery-restrictions-eased)
 What‘s new in hip arthroplasty; MH Huo et al; JBJS Am; 2005 Sep, 87(9):2133-46
 Single-incision anterior approach for total hip arthroplasty on an orthopaedic table; JM Matta et al; Clin Orthop Relat Res, 2005 Dec, (441): 115-24
 Minimally Invasive total hip arthroplasty: anterior approach; F. Rachbauer; Orthopäde, 2006 Jul;35(7):723-4, 726-9
 Mini-incision anterior approach does not increase dislocation rate: a study of 1037 total hip Replacement; T Siguier et al; Clin Orthop Relat Res,2004 Sep, (426): 164-73
Dr Daevyd Rodda
Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery (MBBS), Monash University
Diploma of Surgical Anatomy, Melbourne University
Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS)
Fellow of the Australian Orthopaedic Association (FAOrthoA)
After graduating from medicine at Monash University in 2004, Dr. Rodda worked and trained in the field of Orthopaedics at some of the most prestigious hospitals in Melbourne. During this time, he was awarded an honorary fellowship at …
Dr. Frank Connon
Dr Frank Connon is an orthopaedic surgeon with extensive Australian and International experience. His special interest is lower limb surgery and he has undertaken further International Fellowship training in complex Hip and Knee Reconstruction and Foot and Ankle surgery …
Our team share our values for providing the best possible outcomes for all and excellence in service standards
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