Orthopedics is the line of surgery and treatment involving the musculoskeletal system, and can entail degenerative conditions, trauma, sports injuries and tumors etc. Our team of orthopedic specialists uses the latest techniques and technology to care for people with musculoskeletal problems.

We provide services in the following areas:

Adult reconstruction
(e.g. joint replacement/revision and casts etc.)

Pediatric orthopedics conditions
(e.g. flat feet/ fallen arches, lock knees etc.)

Lower limbs
(e.g. anterior/posterior cruciate ligament reconstruction, meniscal repair etc.)

Foot and ankle conditions
(e.g. Scarf's Osteotomy, Plantar fasciitis etc.)

Hand surgery
(e.g. Carpal tunnel decompression, Trigger Finger Release etc.)

Spine conditions

Trauma and fracture care

Osteoporosis assessment and treatment for elderly clients

Orthopedic Surgeries

Orthopedic surgeons would perform various surgeries according to the needs of the patients.

Sports Injuries

  • Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
  • Meniscectomy or meniscal repair
  • Recurrent dislocation of shoulder joint

Joint Replacement (Arthroplasty) - most common for knee and hip joints


  • Reset – manual reset or open reset
  • Fixation
    - External fixation: cast, external stent
    - Internal fixation: bone screws, metal plates, IM nails, etc
  • Fixation and reduction – pedicle screws are commonly used
  • Hip joint replacement


  • CT guided spinal surgery
  • Microscopic lumbar disc resection
  • Microscopic decompression for spinal canal stenosis
  • Posterior dynamic stabilization device implantation
  • Interbody fusion & vertebroplasty
  • Therapeutic injection for back pain
  • Spinal decompression and fusion – classified as anterior and posterior

Arthroscopy – minimally invasive surgery, removal of loose bodies, injured or inflamed tissues (cartilage, meniscus, ligament) Implantation of autologous tissue or implants for reconstruction of ligament and cartilage

Corrective surgeries – osteotomy, minimally invasive surgery and amputation, wound care, tumor removal

Treatments other than surgeries

Clients may be referred to Union Hospital for further management of orthopaedics conditions and invasive interventions