There are many different types of orthopedic surgeries that you can get done to relieve your pain. A few of the more common surgeries include total shoulder replacement, total joint replacement, and spine surgery.
Total joint replacement is a good option if you have been diagnosed with severe arthritis and are hoping to achieve freedom form pain and want an increase range of motion. Before getting this type of surgery, surgeons will access the severity of your damaged joints and will replace the damaged parts with a metal or plastic surface that can be naturally molded to restore the movement and function.
With the total shoulder replacement surgery, you can get better range of motion and of course relief from the pain. This procedure involves replacing the damaged parts of the bone and cartilage with plastic or metal implants.
Spine surgery will help to reduce back pain that is restrictive of daily life. Having spine surgery will help to increase activity which will lead to not only better productivity, but also better physical fitness. Spinal fusion is the most common type of spine surgery. This procedure involves joining vertebrae, or the spinal bones, together. This will restrict your range of motion between the bones of the spine and will limit the nerves form stretching.
Greg Finch is an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in all aspects of spinal surgery, including minimally invasive surgery, cervical spine surgery, disc replacement, lumbar spine, and adult deformities. Greg Finch obtained training in spinal surgery under the guidance of surgeons in the United Kingdom, United States, and Germany.
Greg Finch is affiliated with the Sunshine Coast Private Hospital located in Buderim, Queensland and is also a Fellow of the Australian Orthopedic Association. Greg Finch has a passion for both operative and non-operative treatments of the spine.