The mainstay of treatment for Achilles tendon ruptures in the past has been open direct repair of the tendon ends. The literature over the last five years or so, especially in Europe, has clearly shown that there is no advantage to this older style direct repair technique as compared to non-operative treatment, with bracing and physiotherapy….
Today, Dr Miniter has completed the first-day surgery list in Orthopedic Surgery at Pittwater Day Surgery. The Northern Beaches now have a first-rate Day Surgery facility in Mona Vale, servicing the entire Peninsula, and extending across to the North Shore of Sydney. The hospital is brand new with experienced staff and a wonderful working environment….