Mandela Day

What you need to know

What to expect, how to prepare, advice on your recovery and all you need to know about Medical Aid Schemes.


The practice performs total hip replacement procedures in private as well as in the state sector via our Joint Care Trust initiative.

This places the Cape Joint Surgery in a unique position, which enables us to effectively manage all comers with hip arthritis.

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spinal injuries

Spinal injuries as well as non-traumatic conditions are specialist problems which are best managed by super specialist spinal surgeons with neurosurgical input as required. While we do not treat these conditions at the Cape Joint Surgery. We recognise that patients with hip arthritis may sometimes present with symptoms of lower back pain and vice versa. We Read on … !


Osteoporosis is a condition which occurs in postmenopausal females as well as elderly males due to a change in the hormone milieu in the body. This condition decreases the density of the bone (i.e. not simply a decrease in the calcium content, which only forms part of the bone components) and predisposes patients to so-called Read on … !