Investigation & Treatment

Your appointment and Investigations

Mr. Asopa is a specialist Hip and Knee surgeon. On your first appointment he will ask you questions about your problem and examine you (examination is limited with during video consultations). He will then review recent investigations and/or request further/appropriate investigations.

Plain radiographs, MRI and CT scans can help confirm diagnosis and plan treatment.

If required, a follow-up appointment will be booked to discuss the results and explain the diagnosis. Treatment options will also be discussed.

Mr. Asopa explaining the anatomy of the hip joint.

Treatments

Not all problems require surgery! Mr. Asopa will always discuss non-operative and operative treatment options for your problem. These may include doing nothing, analgesia and activity modification, specialist rehabilitation and surgery.

Hamstring injuries can be diagnosed and managed by specialist rehabilitation and injections if needed.

Mr. Asopa works closely with physiotherapists to offer you the best possible rehabilitation options following injuries. Physiotherapy can be useful before surgery to prepare you. Rehabilitation is important after surgery.

Physiotherapy has an important role in managing sports injuries.
Some injuries are serious and require surgical treatment. Mr. Asopa will advise you if this is the case.

Examples of surgical procedures performed include custom made hip and knee replacements for arthritis. For ligament injuries, anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction, medial patellofemoral ligament (MPFL) reconstruction, posterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. For other joint problems, he performs knee and hip arthroscopy. Other procedures such as iliotibial band (ITB) release for runners knee and injection therapy are also offered.

Video, Telephone and Face-to-face consultations available. Call: +44 (0) 789494080 or email admin@ortho-surgery.uk