COVID-19: Keeping you safe at Sevenoaks Medical Centre More Close

Please be aware that unless you are a patient booked for a procedure with us we do not offer COVID-19 tests to members of the public. If you have symptoms of COVID-19 you will need to access a test via the NHS. For further information please see https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/testing-and-tracing/get-a-test-to-check-if-you-have-coronavirus/or by call 119.

The safety of our patients, staff and the consultants we work with is our priority. We are closely monitoring guidance from the Department of Health and Public Health England and have put measures in place to keep you safe as a patient.

Please be aware of and adhere to the following:

  • Please wait in your car before being called in for your appointment.
  • You must enter the centre alone unless there is a clinical need for you to be accompanied and that this has been agreed in advance.
  • Until further notice, we are not permitting patients to have any visitors.
  • If you or anyone in your household shows symptoms of COVID-19, do not come to the centre, stay at home and follow the guidance available at https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus

For more information on how we are keeping you safe at Sevenoaks Medical Centre, please follow the link below.

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Orthopaedics

Sevenoaks Medical Centre has a team of specialists. They provide quick assessment, intervention and effective treatment for a wide range of common and complex musculoskeletal conditions.

Along with our patient-centric approach to care, our investment in state-of-the-art equipment and our exceptional in-house support team, we have a team of consultants in orthopaedic medicine and surgery.

Using the latest orthopaedic procedures, we work with highly skilled consultants, who can diagnose and treat musculoskeletal trauma, degenerative diseases and sports injuries, as well as infections, tumours and congenital disorders. At Sevenoaks Medical Centre, we also have the skills, knowledge and experience to help patients with multiple stages of arthritis. In the event that surgery is needed this will be done in a hospital.

Our talented team is able to reduce diagnosis and recovery time for our patients, using the latest imaging techniques and minimally invasive surgical techniques. Clinical consultations, diagnostic tests and treatments can often be done on the same day.

ORTHOPAEDIC TREATMENTS OFFERED AT SEVENOAKS MEDICAL CENTRE

We offer assessments and treatment procedures to monitor and repair damage to many parts of the body. In some cases you may be referred for surgery to KIMS Hospital. However, this is assessed on an individual basis.

Our orthopaedic services include:

SHOULDER TREATMENTS

We provide a specialised service at Sevenoaks Medical Centre to rapidly diagnose and treat painful shoulder injuries, fractures and shoulder disorders. In addition to having access to doctors who specialise in  shoulder problems, MRI, X-ray, ultrasound scans and other examinations can be arranged quickly.

Treatments at the Centre and KIMS Hospital include:

  • Shoulder physiotherapy
  • Arthroscopic decompression
  • Arthroscopic rotator cuff repair
  • Arthroscopic shoulder stabilisation
  •  Shoulder replacement

BACK TREATMENTS:

Whilst 19 out of 20 back pain cases can be solved simply, in situations where it is a chronic condition, we provide many options and solutions. These focus on diagnosing and treating the root cause of back pain, such as:

  • Back pain clinics
  • Physiotherapy
  • Non-surgical back pain treatment
  • Back surgery when indicated

SPINAL TREATMENTS

There are many differing problems affecting the spine and there are many options for treatment.

Surgery will probably be the last option in cases were other conservative remedies have been ineffective. Arranging an appointment with a specialist can help you decide on the best treatment.

HIP TREATMENTS

Ageing can cause problems to joints, particularly the hip. At Sevenoaks Medical Centre and KIMS Hospital we offer a range of diagnostics and pain management solutions for dealing with conditions developed from the hip. The surgical treatments we offer include:

  • Hip replacement
  • Hip resurfacing
  • Hip surgery revision (in selected cases)
  • Hip arthroscopy – a type of keyhole surgery

HAND AND WRIST TREATMENTS

Our consultants specialise in the surgical and non-surgical treatment for hand and wrist-related conditions. They include orthopaedic specialists and  plastic surgeons with particular hand and wrist training. Conditions we cover include:

  • Hand fractures and joint/ligament injuries, such as skier’s thumb
  • Wrist fractures
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome and cubital tunnel syndrome
  • Trauma to tendons, nerves and other soft tissues
  • Dupuytren’s disease – a condition involving a fixed forward curvature of one or more fingers
  • Rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis, such as ulnar abutment syndrome
  • Sports injuries, including triangular fibrocartilage complex (TFCC) and wrist ligament injuries
  • Work and leisure-related upper limb disorders
  • Tenosynovitis and tendonitis
  • Ganglions and tumours
  • Scaphoid fractures and nonunion – a serious fracture complication

Hand and wrist treatments for such conditions include:

  • Electrotherapy
  • Exercise therapy and mobilisation techniques
  • Thermoplastic static and dynamic splints
  • Neoprene custom made splints
  • Oedema and wound management
  • Medico-legal assessment
  • Work and leisure rehabilitation using Primus RS
  • Scar management, including pressure garments
  • Surgery in hospital if required

KNEE SURGERY

Sevenoaks Medical Centre provides a specialised service to diagnose and treat knee injuries, knee pain and other knee-related problems. Examinations, such X-ray and MRI, can often be arranged on the same day as the consultation and treatment. If surgery is required, this can be arranged quickly.

We undertake a large number of knee procedures, including:

  • Physiotherapy
  • Outpatient injections

Hospital surgery includes:

  • Removal of bony spurs (outgrowth of bone)
  • Primary total knee replacement
  • Primary unicondylar knee replacement
  • Revision knee replacement surgery
  • Arthroscopic trimming or repair of a torn meniscus
  • Arthroscopic removal of  loose bodies and other pathology
  • Arthroscopic anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
  • Autologous cartilage-cell implantation

LOWER LIMB TREATMENTS

We provide lower limb treatments that aim to help with related problems causing pain and discomfort. These procedures also assist in the rehabilitation of conditions that develop following surgery. These include physiotherapy and joint injections

FOOT AND ANKLE TREATMENTS

Treatments at Sevenoaks Medical Centre for the foot and ankle involve diagnosing conditions, which can stop the ability to walk, and cause pain and discomfort. Following diagnosis, we provide many treatments at KIMS Hospital, including:

  • Ankle arthroscopy
  • Ankle Arthritis
  • Achilles tendon rupture repair
  • Fusion for big toe arthritis
  • Cheilectomy for big toe arthritis
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Morton’s Neuroma
  • Lateral ligament reconstruction for chronic ankle instability

WHY CHOOSE OUR ORTHOPAEDIC SERVICES AT SEVENOAKS MEDICAL CENTRE?

  • Providing care tailored to patients’ needs and requirements, our consultants and nursing staff work hard with each individual.
  • We use the latest developments in diagnostic and orthopaedic technology to give patients the best possible care and treatment.
  • Drawing on their skills and experience, we work with leading consultants who can provide orthopaedic treatment and patient care.
  • As well as causing severe pain and discomfort, orthopaedic conditions can make doing daily tasks at work and at home difficult, so they often require immediate treatment. We aim to arrange appointments on the same day a patient gets in touch so their treatment can start as soon as possible.
  • Together, the consultants, technology and quality of care at Sevenoaks Medical Centre help us give patients an ideal outcome – the best treatment, for the best recovery and  the best result.

If you would like to book an appointment or find out more about our Orthopaedic services at Sevenoaks Medical Centre, please call 01732 775 800. Alternatively, fill in our form to request an appointment online.