Surgical Treatments for Trauma

Our team at Melbourne Bone and Joint will perform a complete assessment of your injury to determine what treatment options are available. There are often different ways to treat injuries and these can be discussed and personalised to your specific needs and requirements.

It is important toknow that while trauma surgery is common, the degree of healing that the body is able to undergo may vary from one person to another.

Sometimes, surgery is required to stabilise the initial injury and further surgery to ‘reconstruct’ damaged regions may be required.

Outcomes for trauma surgery

Each patient is different, and therefore your rehabilitation program will be tailored to your needs. Our trauma injury specialists will provide rehabilitation that includes a combination of the treatments listed below:

  • Assistance for emotional and mental health difficulties
  • Assistance to increase movement, strength and endurance
  • Assistance in relearning or learning new skills
  • Assistance in how to look after yourself post injury or disability
  • Pain management

At Melbourne Bone and Joint, our trauma specialists will work with you to customise a treatment plan that will take into account your symptoms and underlying diagnosis, activity levels, and age. Please call us to arrange a consultation so that we can take the first steps to get you on the path to recovery.

What can I do to help healing?

After any type of injury, the body will try to heal itself. Surgery can help in putting bones and soft tissue back to the correct place.

Some of the most important things you can do to help your body heal include:

  • Eating healthy
  • Quitting smoking
  • Vitamin C
  • Keeping wounds clean and dry
  • Working with health professionals to stay as active as possible
  • Maintaining a positive attitude

Rehabilitation often plays a vital role in the healing process andourtrauma injuries specialists at Melbourne Bone and Joint will assist you in getting the help you need.

Speak to an orthopaedic trauma surgeon in Melbourne

Our team of dedicated surgeons are well-versed in all orthopaedic trauma treatments. You can trust us to deliver an exceptional experience during every step of the journey to recovery.Contact us today to submit an enquiry and one of our specialists will respond as soon as possible.

FAQ

What are the most common orthopaedic injuries?

The most common orthopaedic injuries are dislocations, fractures, tendon injuries,  impingement, overuse injuries and sprains.

What is considered a trauma injury?

A trauma injury relates to any physical injury, which may be minor, serious, life-threatening or potentially life-threatening. They may be the result of blunt or penetrating injuries, and include vehicle collisions, sports injuries, falls, and other physical injuries that can occur in the home, at work, or on the street. The defining feature of a trauma injury is that it requires immediate care.