FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Dr Geoff Workman believes that a good health-seeking behaviour starts with our patients’ ability to understand the need for treatment. Here are some of the most Frequently Asked Questions to help our patients understand orthopaedics, and why they should seek treatment from Dr Geoff Workman. 

Orthopaedics is the medical specialty that focuses on treating injuries and diseases of the body’s musculoskeletal system. Orthopaedics seeks to study and understand how your bones, ligaments, joints, muscles, tendons, and nerves all work together in order to provide mobility and flexibility to the whole body. Orthopaedic surgeons deal with the diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation, and prevention of injuries and diseases with relation to the musculoskeletal system.

Dr Geoff Workman focuses on treating orthopaedic injuries and diseases with relation to hips and knees. Dr Geoff Workman is known for its cutting edge method and techniques, which is the reason why we are starting to make waves in Newcastle and Hunter Valley.

For hip replacement surgeries, we have adapted the Direct Anterior Approach in a new way in order to optimise the recovery time for our patients and prevent future breaks and tears in the hip joint.

We also have an array of treatment plans when it comes to knee ligament reconstruction. We provide surgery for sports related injuries, including Anterior Cruciate Ligament reconstruction, Posterior Cruciate Ligament reconstruction, Meniscus repair, Posterior Lateral Corner reconstruction, Multiligament Knee and Medial Patellofemoral Ligament reconstruction. We also offer perform patella realignment.

Yes. The hips and knees are two of the most important parts of our body when it comes to mobility and flexibility. The hips serve as the foundation that supports our weight and movement in our everyday activities, and our knees provide added mobility and flexibility that allows us to sit, stand, walk, run, and do other activities properly.

Sometimes, when hip and knee problems are not too severe, people do not seek treatment immediately. This is a grave mistake. Ignoring treatment for the hips and knees can result to the aggravation of your injuries, and can even lead to worse medical conditions. In order to prevent these things from happening, we need our patients’ vigilance in getting quality treatment as soon as possible.

There are heaps of reasons why you should choose Dr Geoff Workman to be your preferred surgeon when it comes to hip and knee bone and joint treatment. For one, we are one of the most experienced practices when it comes to the field of hip and knee orthopaedics.

Dr Geoff Workman uses an effective method of treatment for our patients. It starts during their initial assessment and continues even after the surgery has been done. We also encourage and highly value patient participation when it comes to treatments, which has been instrumental in inspiring our patients to have better health-seeking behaviour with relation to hip and knee orthopaedics.

We offer a combination of first-class service brought by Dr Geoff Workman. We give our diligence and vigilance when it comes to health. These are just some of the reasons why you should choose Dr Geoff Workman as your partner in hip and knee orthopaedic procedures.

If you have questions or enquiries about our services, you can get in touch with us by calling 02 4963 3393. You may also email us at jodi@hunterboneandjoint.com.au.