Wrexham Maelor Hospital

Croesnewydd Road, LL13 7TD Wrexham
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Wrexham Maelor Hospital is an NHS-funded establishment with approximately 632 beds in which sick or injured persons are provided with a variety of medical or surgical treatment as well as nursing care.You can contact Wrexham Maelor Hospital by telefone using the number 01978291100. It is located at Croesnewydd Road in LL13 7TD, Wrexham. Wrexham Maelor Hospital is funded through Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board. In this hospital, the following joint specialist consultants are located:

  • Potriok Laing
  • Vun Roel Lim
  • Nilesh Makwana
  • Margaret Marian O’sullivan
  • Raminder Singh

An Orthopaedic Surgeon is specialised in the diagnosis, treatment and care of traumas of the human musculoskeletal system.

Chiefly, such specialists deal with complaints that have affected muscles, bones, joints and nerves.Such conditions include osteoarthritis, tumours and fractures.This is one of the newest specialities in surgery, and is one that is key to the management of patients who have suffered unfortunate traumas. Orthopaedic surgeons might work in hospitals or trauma clinics, but the treatment is the same.

An orthopaedic surgeon will typically go on to specialise in one particular area in order to hone their skills. This type of surgery has become more prevalent as better surgical techniques have developed, which leads to improved treatment and recovery. Surgeons of this speciality often work with a variety of professionals, such as sport specialists and family doctors.

Rheumatologists treat arthritis, autoimmune diseases, pain disorders affecting joints, and osteoporosis.There are over 200 different conditions that affect the joints, bones, muscles and other soft tissues.Rheumatologists will manage a wide range of these musculoskeletal conditions.Only rheumatologists are experts in this wide discipline of medicine.Most commonly they treat Osteoarthritis (OA) also known as degenerative joint disease or degenerative arthritis, osteoarthritis is a group of mechanical abnormalities involving degradation of joints, including cartilage and bone.

The rheumatologist educates and interacts with the patient and family, gives health information and partners with other health care providers.He or she decides the need for more assessment and care, such as referrals to other health care providers, orthopedic aids (splint, brace, cane, etc.), invasive surgery or whether a hospital stay is necessary.The rheumatologist assesses signs (from a physical exam) and symptoms (what you see and how you feel), including whole body involvement by a rheumatic disease.

As a group, rheumatologists also support legislation that promote patient rights and patient-centered care.

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