With extensive experience with this complex joint Dr Ashton will give you the best care on issues you may have with your shoulder. Tendon Disorders of the shoulder (rotator cuff injuries/ degeneration) and Shoulder Instability are treated arthroscopically (keyhole) when indicated.
More information: Degenerative Tendon Disorders
Osteoarthritic conditions of the Shoulder (with or without tendon damage including ‘cuff arthropathy’) are treated with appropriate joint replacement surgery.
Shoulder procedures provided by Dr Ashton include: Arthroscopic (Keyhole) Shoulder Surgery, Arthroscopic Shoulder Stabilisation, Rotator Cuff and Biceps Reconstruction, Shoulder Joint Replacement Surgery, Osteoarthritis Conditions including Shoulder Resurfacing, Hemiarthroplasty, Total Shoulder Replacement and Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement Surgery.
SPORTS MEDICINE FOR SHOULDERS
Dr Ashton has carried out extensive training on shoulder sports injuries (arthroscopic and open reconstruction) and is able to give you the best care to get you back on the sports field.
More information: Shoulder
Dr Ashton covers trauma injuries to the Shoulder. These are usually carried out at Orange Base Hospital. If you are privately insured and wish to be treated as such please ensure you give the registrar/ reception staff your Private Health details. For some injuries and to avoid wait times Dr Ashton can transfer you to the private hospital.
More information: Fractures