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Glenelg Orthopaedics

Providing Quality Orthopaedic Care

Common injuries

  • AC Joint Injuries

     XRay of an AC Joint injury, overlayed with annotations describing the parts

    Acromio-Clavicular (AC) Joint Injuries

    Question: What types of injuries affect the AC joint. 

    GN replies: There are 2 main divisions:- acute and chronic

    Acute injuries:-

    Acute AC joint injuries … more

  • Tennis and Golfer's Elbow

    Filed under: Elbow

     Tennis player

    Tennis and Golfers Elbow (epicondylitis)

    What is the difference between tennis and golfers elbow?

    Answer:  Both tennis and golfers elbows are conditions which lead to pain around the elbow.  Tennis … more

  • Injury Prevention

    Filed under: Patient Information


    Gavin Nimon talks about injury prevention of Sporting Injuries

    Can sporting injuries be prevented?

    Answer: As long as we have sport there will always be injuries but the number of injuries can … more

  • The Life Cycle of a Musculo-Skeletal Injury

    Filed under: Patient Information

     Cyclist flying through the air over the top of their mountain bike which is lying on the ground

    What does a musculoskeletal injury actually involve, how quickly do they recover and how can they be prevented?

    Answer:  This is an important question.  Many people believe that an injury in day to … more

  • Navigating WorkCover (Return to Work SA)

    Filed under: Patient Information

     Return To Work SA logo

    The Process of an Orthopaedic Injury being treated under the ReturntoWorkSA (previously WorkCover) system

    Question: Does Glenelg Orthopaedics treat patients with a RTWSA injury, and what … more