Kingsbridge Private Hospital: Orthopaedic surgery in the heart of Belfast, Northern Ireland
Orthopaedic treatments available at Kingsbridge Private Hospital in Northern Ireland
Back and spine surgery
Back pain is extremely common and comes in many forms, from lower back pain, middle back pain, or upper back pain to low back pain with sciatica. People of all ages can suffer from back pain with varying degrees of severity.
Foot and ankle surgery
Almost everyone will suffer some form of foot and ankle problems during their lifetime and conditions of this kind can have a severe impact on day-to-day life. People who enjoy sports as a career or pastime can find these types of conditions very debilitating.
The hip joint is susceptible to general wear and tear and damage and can cause serious pain for some people. Pain can also be caused by various forms of arthritis, bone diseases, bone abnormalities, and injury.
Often knee pain can be treated with simple painkillers or physiotherapy. But persistent pain or disability may require surgery such as arthroscopy or a knee replacement.
Hand and wrist surgery
Hand and wrist surgery include relief from Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, surgery for Dupuytren's disease and the surgical removal of ganglions and cysts.
Shoulder and elbow surgery
Common causes of shoulder pain include, shoulder impingement and rotator cuff tears, tendonitis, arthritis, frozen shoulder and traumatic injuries including dislocations. Elbow pain may be caused by tendonitis, bursitis, arthritis and traumatic injuries.
Some of the investigations available at Kingsbridge Private Hospital include:
X-ray – Used to provide images which can help with the diagnosis of acute and chronic diseases and trauma, including fractured or dislocated bone, joint and lung disease
CT - CT is a painless, non-invasive and accurate method of imaging soft tissue, lung, bone and blood vessels, which provides true multi-planar images of the entire body
MRI - Magnetic Resonance Imaging, also known as MRI is used to take images of the body's organs. Unlike CT scans or traditional X-rays, MRI does not produce X-rays.
Blood Tests – Kingsbridge Private Hospital offer a comprehensive range of blood tests which may be useful in diagnosing certain conditions and finding effective treatment.
Ultrasound Scan – Ultrasound Scans can be used to diagnose a range of conditions where X-Ray, CT or MRI scans are not needed. In some cases Ultrasound Scans may be offered before other scans as a preferred choice.
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeons at Kingsbridge Private Hospital