Orthopaedic Inpatient Services offers assessment and acute care rehabilitation of patients with orthopaedic conditions including:
hip and knee replacement
foot and ankle surgery
upper limb surgery
spinal conditions (e.g. scoliosis corrective surgery)
trauma (e.g. hip fractures).
manages patients after knee arthroscopy (day surgery)
organises transition to ongoing rehabilitation after dishcharge including Mater physiotherapy musculoskeletal services and Mater at Home as required.
monthly pre-operative hip and knee replacement patient education sessions (held on the last Wednesday of the month 4.30 pm - 5.30 pm)
six week post hip and knee replacement physiotherapy review
bi-weekly lower limb exercise class (for patients pre and post-operative hp and knee surgery and non-operative lower limb conditions which would benefit from supervised exercise).
How to access our services
Allied Health Reception and Outpatient Services:
Monday to Friday, 7.30am to 4.30pm. Closed on weekends and public holidays.
Inpatient Clinical Services
Mater Hospital Brisbane: Monday to Sunday, 7.30am to 4 pm. Mater Mothers Hospitals: Monday to Friday 7.30am to 4 pm, Saturday and Sunday 7.30am to 1 pm.
Out of hours evening shift (Monday-Friday) and oncall services are provided across Mater Hospital Brisbane and Mater Mothers Hospitals based on clinical need and medical referral.