The latest in Orthopaedics

Dr Jason Ward is committed to expanding his knowledge and refining his practice in orthopaedic surgery. Read the latest in patient care and advancements in Orthopaedics here.

Joint Replacement Surgery | Dr Jason Ward | Orthopaedic Surgeon

Managing and Treating Joint Arthritis

Arthritis is a general term that refers to joint degeneration and inflammation. Arthritis can affect any joint, however the knee, hip, shoulder and ankle are often affected.  Arthritis encompasses a group of more than 100 different types of joint disorders and related conditions. Arthritis affects people of all ages and backgrounds. Its impact can range […]
Dr Jason Ward - Orthopaedic Surgeon Adelaide

Burnside Hospital welcomes Dr Jason Ward

Dr Jason Ward is pleased to announce that he is expanding his practice locations to provide greater access for patients in the eastern suburbs. Dr Ward is one of Adelaide’s busiest and most experienced orthopaedic surgeons. He has an established and successful practice, consulting and operating at several locations around Adelaide and country South Australia. […]
Rotator Cuff Tear | Dr Jason Ward | Orthopaedic Surgeon

Driving after surgery

If you are considering driving after surgery, it is worth noting that after most orthopaedic surgical procedures, you will experience challenges that affect your ability to drive. There are no specific regulations for driving after surgery, but returning to safe driving is dictated by your individual situation.  This includes the type of surgery,  your physical […]
Non-Robotic or Robotic-Assisted Surgery | Dr Jason Ward | Orthopaedic Surgeon

Flying after surgery

When you are considering flying after surgery, then you need to remember that simple things like walking around the airport, sitting in a chair for an extended period or experiencing turbulence may be uncomfortable after orthopaedic surgery. BEFORE you plan travel or board a flight, it is important that you think about the issues  outlined […]
Dr Jason Ward | Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr Jason Ward – Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr Jason Ward is a specialist Knee, Hip, Shoulder and Ankle Surgeon. Dr Ward graduated from Flinders University in 1996 and in 2005 obtained a Fellowship at the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. Dr Ward continues to stay abreast of contemporary practice and keeps up to date with the latest in leading edge surgical techniques, […]
Rotator Cuff Tear | Dr Jason Ward | Orthopaedic Surgeon

How does a Rotator Cuff Tear occur, and how is it treated?

There are usually two presentations of a Rotator Cuff Tear.  There is a traumatic tear, where a patient might have had a fall, injured their shoulder and require immediate attention.  The second presentation of a Rotator Cuff Tear is the more common form; this is typically from wear-and-tear. The patient might start to suffer from […]
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