Northern Rivers Orthopaedics offers surgical and treatment services dealing with conditions of the Upper limb – including Shoulder Stabilisation surgery, Shoulder rotator cuff repair surgery, Shoulder subacromial decompression surgery and Hand surgery.
Shoulder Stabilisation surgery
Shoulder stabilisation surgery may be considered a surgical treatment option for those patients who experience recurrent dislocation of their shoulder joint.
Shoulder rotator cuff repair surgery
Shoulder rotator cuff repair may be considered a surgical treatment option for those patients who have a tear in their rotator cuff, who are experiencing ongoing pain and loss of shoulder function and for those who have had an acute tear or injury of their rotator cuff.
Shoulder subacromial decompression surgery
Subacromial decompression of the shoulder may be considered as a surgical treatment option for those patients who have not responded to conservative (non operative) treatment and have an identified impingement of the rotator cuff tendons and subacromial bursa in the shoulder joint.
Dr Prodger is a consultant orthopaedic surgeon who has an interest in surgery of the hand including hand injury and fracture repair, carpal tunnel release, trigger finger release, Dupytrens disease excision, De Quervains release and excision of finger and wrist ganglions.