Services – Treatment
The London Orthopaedic Clinic provides high performance orthopaedic treatment, expert advice and care from a team of vastly experienced surgeons and physicians who can make a real difference to patients’ lives. We provide a range of treatment options for all types of orthopaedic complaints.
"The care in your hospital was outstanding considering the pain I was experiencing. The comfort and care I received with compassion was so comforting for me. A large thank you to everyone."
ACP/PRP is used in the healing process of a patient and ensures that a patient is sufficiently supplied with his/ her own blood, blood that has been furthered treated to boost the healing process.
Biomechanics is an in-depth scientific study about how the skeletal and muscular systems in a human body react to different conditions
Drug therapy or more scientifically known as pharmacotherapy, is simply the administration of different medications in the body to treat a particular disease or health condition.
ESWT uses acoustic shock waves to reach and vibrate tissue inside the affected area. The ESWT probe is placed on the skin above the affected area and sound waves are passed painlessly through the skin.
"Fracture" is an orthopaedic term which defines the damage caused to a bone when it breaks. A fracture can suggest that a bone has a minor crack or it may have broken completely.
Interventional Ultrasound is a procedure that is used in the treatment or diagnosis of different ailments. In this kind of procedure, ultrasound is used to track down the problem whilst an invasive procedure is carried out.
Medical aids refers to a wide range of apparatus and equipment to help with mobility pre, during or post treatment.
A plaster cast is a shell constructed from fiberglass or plaster that is built around a limb or other part of the body to hold it in place during repair and until healing is complete.
Orthotics generally refers to shoe inserts designed to treat various conditions related to feet and ankle. An orthotics can also be in the form of a sleeve in which the foot, ankle and even knee can be inserted in order to help recover from dislocations, pains or any other condition.
Pain management is the process of reducing and eliminating pain caused by injuries, long term conditions and post-surgery.
Physiotherapy or physical therapy - as it is sometimes know - is a kind of a therapy which is performed to rehabilitate the skeletal, muscular and nervous systems of the body using movement, massage and manipulation.
Podiatric medicine or podiatry is a field of medicine in which the problems related to foot and ankle or related parts of the leg are diagnosed and treated.
Psychology in the orthopaedic setting is often related to pain management but not exclusively - we provide psychological therapy services for a range of needs.
The process of treating scarred areas to make the scar less visible is known as scar management.
Arthroscopy is the process of getting internal images of the body through a tube containing a source of light along with a camera.
Limb lengthening is the process of straightening a bone in case it is deformed or unusually bent in a certain direction. Limb Reconstruction is the procedure of replacing a bone that is missing.
Minimally invasive surgical procedures make use of small incisions to perform surgery, making it less risky and faster to recover from as compared to "open" surgeries.
What is sciatica? Sciatica is a term used to describe any kind of pain caused by irritation or compression of the sciatic nerve. The sciatic nerve is comprised of several nerves that branch out from each side of the lower spine. These nerves merge together to form the sciatic nerve, which runs through the […]
What is whiplash? Whiplash is a type of neck injury caused by a sudden unexpected backward and/or forward jerking movement of the head, resulting in damage to the soft tissues (e.g. muscles, ligaments, discs, nerves) of the neck. Although whiplash is most commonly associated with motor vehicle accidents, it can also be caused by other […]
Katherine Butler is the hand therapist for The London Orthopaedic Clinic and is based at King Edward VII’s Hospital. She was presented to HRH The Prince of Wales at The Royal Society of Musicians as he opened the Society’s new building in London. Katherine is an Honorary Associate Professor at UCL and Plymouth University and […]