Providing advice, treatments and management plans for spinal conditions, including but not limited to:
- Cervical Nerve Compression
- Lumbar Disc Prolapse
- Sciatica Therapy
- Spinal Disc Replacement Surgery
With over 20 years’ experience in spine rehabilitation, Dr Quentin Malone practices minimally invasive spinal procedures using a range of non-fusion neurosurgery techniques. Unlike other spinal surgeons in the industry, his perioperative approach allows many operative conditions to be treated through 50% surgery, and 50% rehab. With an aim to minimise damage to the muscles and surrounding structures, Dr Quentin Malone uses best-practice techniques to optimise the outcome, resulting in faster recovery and less pain for his patients.
As an experienced neurosurgeon based in West Perth, WA, Dr Quentin Malone is able to treat a range of spinal conditions including:
Using a unique approach to treatments and rehabilitation, Dr Quentin Malone provides a tailored after-care program to help strengthen the spine through exercise. Success though this method of controlled care is one of the many reasons why patients across Perth are choosing Dr Quentin Malone as their spine specialist.
When choosing a spine surgeon to treat your condition, it’s important to consider a number of factors before speaking to a specialist. As a trusted neurosurgeon in Perth, Dr Quentin Malone treats patients experiencing a number of symptoms, including lower back pain, neck pain or numbness. For more information, contact Dr Quentin Malone today on (08) 9486 4780.
On the evening before, or the morning of your surgery you will be admitted to hospital. It is important that you arrive on time, allowing the staff prepare you appropriately for your operation. If you are being admitted to hospital on the day of your surgery, it is important to remember to fast from the requested time.
It is also essential to have your x-rays bought with you to the hospital so your operation can proceed on time.
Generally, your pain will be considerably better after the surgery. However, you may experience some mild to moderate pain. With some treatments, you will probably find that simple pain relievers such as paracetamol or anti-inflammatory medication are all that you require. However, with other treatments, you will be given pain medication to make you more comfortable. The use of a cold pack every 2 hours for the first 24-48 hours will also significantly reduce any pain. With most treatments, the pain will gradually reduce throughout the week following your surgery.
When you are ready and your neurosurgeon has given the okay, the nursing staff will assist you in getting out of bed and walking around. Once you are able to walk unassisted you will be discharged. This can range from 3 to 7 days depending on your treatment and condition.
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