Orthopedic surgeons can be either Medical Doctors or Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine who have finished five years of surgical residency. During their residency they focus on the treatments of the musculoskeletal system. Orthopedists specialize in the identification and treatment for just about every small bone and joint disorders in the human body.
Greg Finch is an Orthopedic Surgeon at Sunshine Coast Private Hospital in Queensland, Australia. Greg Finch is an Orthopedic Surgeon specializing in all aspects of Spinal Surgery, operative and non-operative. His main interest being in minimally invasive surgeries, adult deformities and cervical spine surgery including disk replacement.
The Minimally Invasive Laser Spine Surgery, commonly for neck and back pain is one procedure Greg Finch performs, one of the most common Orthopedic procedure. Their are many benefits to this type of procedure. This procedure leaves very little or absolutely no scar tissue. The diagnosis is done with an HD camera and the outpatient procedure recovery time is very quick with this type of procedure. One patient who had trouble walking more than seventy-five yards and couldn’t bend over walked away from the procedure with no pain. Greg Finch and the patient have been very fortunate for this new type of procedure.
Total Joint Replacement is one of the four most common Orthopedic Surgeries. Those patients who undergo joint replacement surgeries have been previously diagnosed with severe arthritis who seek pain relief and increased range of motion. During the procedure doctors have to assess damaged parts of the joint and make the decision to replace any joint that need to be, with plastic or metal replacement that are shaped to restore the joint to proper function.