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A minimally invasive approach to hip and knee replacement

Life is busy and too often it is easy to ignore the pain of a failing hip or knee – and that means when a patient walks in the door for the first time at the Sunshine Coast Orthopaedic Group practice, they’re typically in need of a solution. Since opening the...

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What to expect in your recovery from knee replacement

Patients often ask me what to expect after joint replacement surgery. This differs for all patients. As a general rule, the recovery after a hip replacement is easier than the recovery after a knee replacement. In this article, I will focus on knee replacement...

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Rapid Recovery Joint Replacement Surgery

Hip and knee replacements are some of the most successful operations that orthopaedic surgeons perform. They have transformed the lives of hundreds of thousands of Australians over the last 20 years. There have been many advancements in joint replacement surgery over...

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Sporting chance gets Zaryn back on the footy field

Sporting Chance Foundation gets Zaryn back on the footy field Sporting Chance Foundation is an organisation that recognises sport plays a pivotal role in many talented Indigenous athletes’ lives, and St Vincent’s Private Hospital East Melbourne recently partnered with...

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How wearable technology is impacting patient experiences

There's no denying that smart phones and digital devices are rapidly changing the way we connect and live our lives.  From finding a shop, to connecting with loved ones via video calls, the technology we now hold in the palm of our hands was unthinkable just a decade...

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6 things you need to know about managing Osteoarthritis

If you're living with Osteoarthritis it can be debilitating and have a major impact on your quality of life. Being informed about your condition and using a range of strategies to help you maintain your health can help reduce pain, increase movement and go a long way...

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What is the anterior approach for total hip replacement?

If you are experiencing debilitating osteoarthritis pain in your hip and you’ve tried everything, a total hip replacement can restore function and decrease pain. The contemporary approaches for hip replacement surgery are posterior, anterolateral and the anterior...

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Management of Neck of Femur Fracture

Date: 3rd April 2017 Location: Best Western Birtinya Dr Daevyd Rodda hosted a presentation on 'Management of NOFs (Neck of Femur fracture)' to the Sunshine Coast University Public Hospital, Emergency Department.    

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Medacta 12th M.O.R.E AMIS Revision Course

December 2016 Along with other top internationally trained surgeons, Dr Rodda and Dr Connon was invited to attend the 12th Medacta Orthopaedic Research and Education AMIS (Anterior Minimally Invasive Surgery) hip revision course in Basel in December 2016. The 3 day...

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