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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.

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, …

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Rotator Cuff Tear

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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When might a partial knee replacement be an option?

A patient is typically suitable for a partial knee replacement when they are experiencing localised symptoms and when the arthritis is limited to one part of the knee. This presents an option for younger patients, normally in their 50s or 60s, who are not ready for a full knee replacement.   The recovery time of …

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Non-Robotic or Robotic-Assisted Surgery

Non-Robotic or Robotic-Assisted Surgery?

Robotic-assisted orthopaedic surgery can be used for both hip and knee joint replacements. Dr Ward will review each patient and discuss suitable options. Dr Ward utilises robotic-assisted surgery for all partial knee replacements.  He will discuss with you the option of robotic vs traditional methods in your case. Dr Jason Ward will consider multiple factors …

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What can I expect from my joint replacement surgery?

Dr Jason Ward is dedicated to giving people back their quality of life, their ability to be free to move and to re-engage with life.   The aim of treatment is to restore function to the joint, giving you back your confidence and reducing pain. It is good to know that there is an alternative …

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Joint Replacement Surgery

When is the right time for a joint replacement?

The decision to undergo joint replacement surgery lies squarely with the patient. If your quality of life is affected, if you can’t sleep because of the pain, if you can’t do the activities you want to do, then it is probably time to consult Dr Ward and discuss your options. Dr Jason Ward is an …

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