Do I Need To Be Referred by My GP or Doctor?
What Happens At My Consultation?
At your first consultation, we will ask about all your problems, specifically related to your knee. We will examine your knee and any other relevant joints. Almost all new patients will require an X-ray which we do in our rooms. Please don’t go for X-rays somewhere else as we request specialised views that are not standard.
If you have already had X-rays or other investigations done somewhere else please bring them with. We will then decide, together, on a plan going forward.
What Should I Bring To My Consultation?
We also suggest that you bring some reading material. While we do attempt to run on time we do get unforeseen delays and occasionally you may have to wait. We do strive to give everyone our undivided attention when we consult with you.
Are Their Benefit's of Stretching Exercises?
Runners: How to Reduce Your Knee Stress?
* Decreasing your step length to avoid overstriding.
* Less “braking” force on your lower leg.
* Less knee bending at foot strike.
When Can You Return to Sport?
How Do I Pay For Treatment?
Should I Notify You On What Medication I Am Taking?
How Do You Improve Your Balance?
How Can You Prevent a Future Leg Injury?
What Are The Early Warning Signs Of An Injury?
We ensure that quality care is afforded to our patients even before formal consultation by taking necessary information about our patients, their lifestyle, and their current ailments.
Knee Specialists in Johannesburg
Prof. Ponky Firer, Dr. Brad Gelbart, and Dr. Matthew Street specialize in knee conditions of any type. Their approach is to improve your mobility and lessen your pain in the least invasive manner possible.
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