Prominent Awarded Dr. Greg Finch’s Surgical Skill Involves Wide-Range of Specialties

Orthopedic surgery is most commonly associated with people involved in sports. However, all orthopedic surgeries involve conditions related to a person’s muscles and skeletal body.

 

As an orthopedic surgeon Dr. Greg Finch has completed surgeries on many patients ranging from children to the elderly. Dr. Greg Finch specializes in cervical spine surgery, minimum invasive surgery and adult deformity. The most common orthopedic surgeries are typically total joint replacement, total shoulder replacement, spine surgery and anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) surgery.

 

When patients receive total joint replacement, it is usually the result a severe case of arthritis. Most are knee replacements. In order to increase the range of motion and to relieve a patient’s pain; total joint replacement becomes necessary. The surgery has proven results of success and patients return to a normal physical lifestyle after recovery. Total shoulder replacement is also typically the result of severe arthritis pain, however, the difference is the region also contains many other bones and cartilages that require more invasive procedures in order to relieve a patient’s pain.

 

Of all the various types of spinal surgery, the most common is spinal fusion. A surgeon will join together the spinal bones, also known as vertebrae, in order to restrict motion and reduce stretching of nerve tissue. Normally the result of a sports injury, ACL reconstruction stabilizes the ligaments within a knee which reduces the pain substantially. Most injuries are caused by twisting the knee in an unusual manner, and the ligaments need to be replaced using tissue within a patient’s body, or from a donor.

 

Dr. Greg Finch is a recipient of the Fellow of Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS). The qualification is awarded to those who have undergone many years of arduous training and study. Throughout Dr. Greg Finch’s prestigious career he has worked alongside world-class leaders in the profession of spine surgery, including the United States, United Kingdom and Germany.