Improved health brings new hope

Improved health brings new hope

“For he who has health has hope; and he who has hope, has everything.” - Owen Arthur As we enter the New Year, I want to extend my warm wishes to all our families, patients, and friends. I hope you had a restful holiday and are now ready to embrace the year ahead with...

A Time to Reflect and Count One’s Blessings

A Time to Reflect and Count One’s Blessings

As 2023 draws to a close, I'd like to express my gratitude to my patients and their families for yet another successful year. The festive season is a perfect time to reflect on our accomplishments, to openly appreciate my village and to count one's blessings. This...

Risks and Benefits of Orthopaedic Surgery

Risks and Benefits of Orthopaedic Surgery

Orthopaedic surgery is a specialised field of medicine that focuses on the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of musculoskeletal disorders. These disorders can include anything from fractures and joint injuries to degenerative diseases like arthritis and...

Managing Fractures in Ageing Patients

Managing Fractures in Ageing Patients

As the population ages, the incidence of fracture rises dramatically. In fact, by age 85, the risk of fracture is nearly 10 times that of younger adults. With such a high prevalence of fractures in the elderly population, it's important to have a clear understanding...

Orthopaedic Surgery by Dr André Olivier

Orthopaedic Surgery by Dr André Olivier

Dr André Olivier has been serving the community of the Helderberg area since 2015 and has had many success stories throughout his career as an Orthopaedic Surgeon. He has extensive experience in performing primary hip and knee replacements, revision arthroplasty and...

Preventing Bone Fractures in Ageing Patients

Preventing Bone Fractures in Ageing Patients

A broken bone is a serious injury at any age, it can be especially debilitating for older adults. This is because healing from a fracture takes longer as we age and because older adults are more likely to have other health problems that can complicate treatment. In...