Mission Statement

Our mission is to treat every single patient with respect and dignity, to listen carefully to their problems and give the appropriate advice regarding the management of their problem seeing the treatment through till the return to to his / her desired level of previous activity whenever possible.

What we do and what we believe in

 

“The patient doesn’t care how much the surgeon knows until he knows how much he cares”

S Terry Canale

The above statement by an eminent American Orthopaedic surgeon best describes the attitude of the Droitwich Knee Clinic (DKC) over its long history.

DKC is not just a private medical facility where the surgeon rents a room to consult in and book the patient for surgery. It is set in its own purpose built premises, which is an extension of the Droitwich Spa Hospital. We look at our role as looking after the patient as a whole, not just treating his medical condition but managing and caring for him/her, usually until he manages to get back to his previous level of sporting activity, when possible. Our multi-disciplinary team including experienced specialist physiotherapists, a biomechanical podiatrist and a non resident sports physician ensure the patient is cared for in whatever way his condition requires. As almost half of our patients are referred from outside our local area, we can often arrange a one stop policy for most investigations.  This includes a state of the art MRI service next door at the WIC, X ray facilities at the DSH and dynamic isokinetic, ligament muscle and functional testing in our unique physio/gym area. We also have rapid access to other disciplines next door at the DSH including rheumatology services and a pain clinic.

 

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