Our Services

Our Services

PTL Spine & Orthopaedics provides the following services (list not exhaustive).

Clinical Services

neck pain treatment

Back Pain (With or Without Pain/Weakness Radiating to the Lower Limbs)

  • Slipped disc or herniated disc; sciatica
  • Degenerative or the aging spine e.g. Spinal stenosis, spondylolisthesis, spondylosis, degenerative scoliosis
  • Weakness of the legs, neurogenic claudication
  • Osteoporotic spine and vertebral compression fractures
  • Curved spine/spinal deformity, including kyphosis and scoliosis
  • Spine fractures, dislocations
  • Infection and tumours
  • Inflammatory causes of back pain e.g. ankylosing spondylitis
  • Other causes of back pain/thoracic pains

Neck Pain

  • Axial neck pain
  • Neck pain with radiculopathy (cervical radiculopathy)
  • Neck pain with myelopathy (cervical myelopathy)
  • Slipped disc in the neck, cervical disc prolapse
  • Cervical spondylosis
  • Neck fractures, dislocations
  • Ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament (OPLL)
  • C1-C2 instability or spinal cord compression
  • Myelomalacia of the cord
  • Numbness of the hands or upper limbs
  • Others causes of neck pain

Hip Pains

  • Osteoarthritis of the hip
  • Avascular necrosis
  • Snapping hip

Knee Pains

  • Degenerative/aging: osteoarthritis
  • Chondromalacia patella, osteochondral defects (OCD)
  • Ligament injuries, e.g. anterior cruciate ligament tear (ACL tears), collateral ligament injuries
  • Meniscus injuries (locked knee) medial or lateral
  • Inflammatory conditions e.g. gout, pseudogout, rheumatoid arthritis
  • Tendinitis e.g. patella, hamstrings, quadriceps
  • Swellings around the knee e.g. meniscal cysts, bursitis
  • Knee injections and aspirations

Fractures and Trauma Care

  • Upper limb: hand fractures, wrist fractures, distal radius fractures, arm fractures
  • Lower limb: femur fractures, tibia fractures, foot and ankle fractures. Neck of femur fractures in the elderly.

Shoulder Issues

  • Frozen shoulder, adhesive capsulitis
  • Shoulder impingement
  • Tendinitis
  • Rotator cuff issues
  • Osteoarthritis (glenohumeral, acromio-clavicular)

Sports Related Orthopaedics

  • tennis elbow
  • joint injections
  • ligament sprains
  • tendinitis e.g. Bicipital, Achilles
  • ankle sprains
  • Foot injuries


  • Trigger finger
  • DeQuervian’s tenosynovitis
  • Carpel tunnel syndrome
  • Hand fractures
  • Injections for tenosynovitis/trigger fingers
  • Lumps and growths
  • Osteoporosis management
  • Diabetic ulcer care

Surgery (Major)

Spine Surgery (Both for the Neck and Back)

  • Decompression surgery, including discectomy, laminectomy, laminectomy, laminoplasty
  • Fusion and/or instrumentation (e.g. TLIF transforminal lumbar interbody fusion, ACDF anterior cervical decompression and fusion)
  • Minimally invasive spine surgery
  • Cervical and lumbar arthroplasty/disc replacement
  • Deformity for curved spine (scoliosis and kyphosis)
  • Bone cement augmentation in osteoporosis
  • Fractures of the spine, anterior and posterior surgery
  • Spine vertebral infections and tumours
  • Spine injections and pain management (e.g. nucleoplasty, facet ablation)

Joint Replacement Surgery

  • Hip replacement
  • Knee replacement

Knee Arthroscopic Procedures

  • Cartilage repairs, meniscus and ligament reconstruction (e.g. anterior cruciate ligament ACL reconstruction, meniscus repairs)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Arthroscopic debridements

Fracture Fixations Upper and Lower Limbs

  • Hip fractures
  • Femur/tibial fractures
  • Foot and ankle fractures
  • Arm and forearm fractures
  • Fractures of the hand (metacarpal and phalanges) and wrist

Acute Soft Tissue Injuries

  • Tendon injuries and repairs
  • Soft tissue reconstruction
  • Nerve injury and repair/transposition

Common Day Surgical Procedures Include

  • Specific targeted spine injections (e.g. facet or nerve blocks), radiofrequency nucleoplasty and vertebroplasty
  • Trigger finger release, carpal tunnel release, DeQuevain tenosynovitis release
  • Excision of lumps and bumps
  • Arthroscopic procedures of the knee
  • Removal of metallic hardware
Spine surgery, Joint replacement surgery & other orthopaedics surgery