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Sports Injuries Prevention and Safety

Often no matter how much you can prepare, sometimes sports injuries are unavoidable. As summer hits and outdoor activities begin, remember to take some measures to ensure that you don’t over-do your fun in the sun.

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20 Questions to Ask Before Surgery

20 Questions to Ask Before Surgery

Planning your surgery can be a daunting process. Your current pain threshold may also make it more difficult to concentrate and think about after surgery plans.

Is It a Sprain or a Strain?

Is It a Sprain or a Strain?

As we go about our busy days an occasional strain or sprain isn’t uncommon. It is however common to confuse our symptoms of a pulled muscle or a tight pain, between a sprain or a strain. To treat the ailment correctly, i...

Returning to Exercise after Surgery

Returning to Exercise after Surgery

Returning to an exercise routine after surgery is no easy journey. With prolonged bed rest after surgery, you may lose substantial muscle mass and strength.

ACL Surgery Recovery

ACL Surgery Recovery

An ACL injury refers to the tearing of a major ligament in your knee. The ACL, along with other ligaments, keeps your knee and leg bones in place when you walk or run. An untreated ACL tear may lead to serious knee insta...

Managing Pain After Surgery

Managing Pain After Surgery

Whilst it’s completely normal that you will experience some discomfort after your surgery, Dr. Sunner and his staff work on making sure you receive the proper care for your recovery pain.

Computer Assisted Robotic Surgery

Computer Assisted Robotic Surgery

Across Western Orthopaedics’ six clinics, orthopaedic surgeon and specialist Dr Pavitar Sunner implements the latest in premier technology when performing Computer Assisted Robotic Surgery.

Ancient Orthopaedics

Ancient Orthopaedics

Throughout history, humans have also attempted to repair and correct broken or deformed bones. The term orthopaedics was coined in 1741 by Nicolas Andry, when he wrote a book on correcting childhood deformities. The fron...

Common Musculoskeletal Conditions

Common Musculoskeletal Conditions

Expert orthopaedic surgeons such as Dr Sunner work across a wide range of musculoskeletal issues including some largely unknown yet common conditions. Although some of these conditions may be common the approach to which...

Insomnia could be causing osteoporosis, fractures

Insomnia could be causing osteoporosis, fractures

The researchers deprived men of sleep, and disrupted their sleep, to mimic jet lag, shift work and insomnia