Paul is an Australian trained Orthopaedic surgeon. He moved to the region in 2009. Since then he has been the only consistent Orthopaedic presence in both private and public systems.
Joint replacement surgery involves replacing worn or damaged joints with implants to reduce pain and improve movement. It provides excellent results for many and is usually performed on those above 60 but may also benefit young patients with certain conditions.
Talk with your doctor about your joint health and risks for arthritis.