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

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 … !