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OUR SERVICES & TREATMENTS

Dr Aponso provides private orthopaedic and spine consultations and surgical services at  

The Wesley Hospital  - Consulting and Surgery

Sunshine Coast Centre for Orthopaedics  - Consulting

The Mater Centre for Neurosciences  - Consulting and Surgery

St. Andrews War Memorial Hospital  - Consulting

Dr Aponso is an experienced Orthopaedic and Spine Surgeon and is focussed on helping address your problem. 
If you have been referred by your doctor for an opinion, Dr Aponso will work with you to identify the problem and more importantly to empower you with knowledge about it. Dr Aponso strongly believes in working with you to determine the best course of action, as surgery is only one part of the spectrum of treatment options available for any condition.
The following is a list of some of the common spine conditions he helps patients with on a regular basis
Cervical Spine (Neck Spine) Conditions

 Cervical Disc Herniation  

 Cervical Radiculopathy - pinched nerve / arm pain 

 Cervical Spinal Stenosis

 Compression of the spinal cord (Myelopathy) 

 Degenerative Disc Disease

 Rheumatoid Arthritis of the Neck  

 Neck Pain  

 Neck Sprain

 Cervical Spine Fracture 

Lumbar Spine (Low Back Spine) Conditions

 Lumbar Disc Herniation 

 Lumbar Radiculopathy - pinched nerve / sciatica 

 Lumbar Spinal Stenosis (Claudication)

 Cauda Equina Syndrome

 Spondylolisthesis

 Degenerative Disc Disease

 Low Back Pain

 Coccydynia

 Lumbar Spine Fractures

 Osteoporosis Fractures of the Lumbar Spine 

Thoracic Spine (Upper Back Spine) Conditions

 Thoracic Disc Herniation

 Osteoporosis Fractures of the Thoracic Spine

 Scheurmann's Disease

 Scoliosis

 Kyphosis

 Thoracic Spine Fractures

 Thoracic Spinal Stenosis (Myelopathy)

Treatments

Physiotherapy

Nerve Root Injections

Facet joint Injections

Anterior Cervical Decompression and Fusion

Posterior Cervical Decompression and Fusion

Cervical Laminectomy

Cervical Foraminotomy

Laminoplasty

Cervical Disc Arthroplasty

Microdiscectomy

Decompressive Laminectomy

Posterior Lumbar Decompression and Fusion

Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (PLIF)

Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (TLIF)

Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion (DLIF, XLIF)

Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion

Lumbar Disc Replacement

Posterior Stabilisation

Coccygectomy

Vertebroplasty / Kyphoplasty

Decompressive Laminectomy

Thoracotomy and Thoracic Discectomy

Posterior Stabilisation

Deformity Correction

Scoliosis Surgery

Other Spine Conditions

 Spinal Infections

 Spinal Tumours

 Inflammatory Conditions of the Spine

 Deformity in the Spine

 Revision Spine Surgery

Orthopaedic Conditions

 

Dr. Aponso is also very experienced in managing a variety of General Orthopaedic and Lower Limb Conditions. 

Through his appointment at the Princess Alexandra hospital, he continues to do so on a regular basis. Some of these conditions include

 Lower Limb Fractures

 Hip Arthritis

 Knee Arthritis

 Foot Arthritis

 Achilles Tendon Problems

 Bunions (Hallux Valgus)

 Ankle Arthritis

 Ankle Ligament Injury

 Tibialis Posterior Tendon Issues (Acquired Flat Foot)