Dr. Myles Coolican: 9904 6099 Your Practice Online
Dr. Myles Coolican FRACS - Orthopaedic Surgeon, Knee Surgery
 
FAQ's

What are your business hours?

Our practice hours are from 8:30am to 5:30pm, Monday through Friday. Appointments can be made by telephoning our practice at 9904 6099.

Why is arthroscopy necessary?

Diagnosing injuries and disease begins with a thorough medical history, physical examination, and usually X-rays. Additional tests such as an MRI, or CT scan also may be needed. Through the arthroscope, a final diagnosis is made which may be more accurate than through "open" surgery or from X-ray studies.

What are the joints that can be viewed with an Arthroscope?

Although the inside of nearly all joints can be viewed with an arthroscope, six joints are most frequently examined with this instrument. These include the knee, shoulder, elbow, ankle, hip, and wrist. As engineers make advances in electronic technology and orthopaedic surgeons develop new techniques, other joints may be treated more frequently in the future.

Will physical therapy be required after surgery?

Getting a full range of motion, strength and flexibility back after surgery usually takes time. That's where pre-operative exercise and education and post-operative physical therapy programs come in - to ensure you're physically and emotionally prepared for surgery and to maximize your recovery after surgery.

What should I bring with me when I come for an appointment?

When you come for your appointment Remember to bring the following:

  • Referral letter from GP, family physician or other doctor
  • Medicare card, DVA card, Pension Card
  • Have your Private Hospital Insurance information with you
  • Copies of results, x-rays, MRI's. CT scans etc and any other relevant information
Sydney Orthopaedic Research Institute Australian Orthopaedic Association Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
Dr. Myles Coolican FRACS - Orthopaedic Surgeon, Knee Surgery
Multimedia Patient EducationMultimedia Patient Education
Knee Arthroscopy
Total Knee Replacement
Uniknee Replacement
ACL Reconstruction
Knee Surgery
Dr. Myles Coolican - Practice location
Patient Forms
Patient Testimonials
Knee Cases
YouTube LinkedIn Twitter
Bookmark and Share
© Dr. Myles Coolican FRACS - Orthopaedic Surgeon, Knee Surgery, Sydney Australia
Home | Disclaimer | Privacy | Sitemap | Feedback | Tell a friend | Contact Us