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Sacrum Fracture

A sacral fracture is a break in the low portion of the spine located in the posterior side of the pelvic ring between the two hipbones.

A fracture to the sacrum mostly occurs via trauma or as a stress fracture. The latter is common with overuse in athletes and military due to repetitive, submaximal pressure to the bone, which ultimately gives way. It is also present in the elderly with osteoporotic bones. Due to the density of nerves passing through the sacrum, a fracture in this region can be associated with nerve injuries, leading to serious neurological consequences.
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Introducing...

 

Mr Roy Carey 

F.R.A.C.S., F.A.Orth.A

 Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in the Spine

Lex Medicus is excited to offer our clients medico-legal assessments and report bookings with Mr Roy Carey.

Mr Carey is an Orthopaedic Spine surgeon with over 30 years of experience in treating patients with spinal disorders, and in particular lower back pain problems.
 
Mr Carey is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College Surgeons and a Fellow and past Board Member of the Australian Orthopaedic Association.  He is a member of the Spine Society of Australia and a Past President.
 
Mr Carey is accredited in AMA Guides 4th Edition both for Spine and Dermatology (Scarring), and he has been providing medicolegal reports for over 30 years.  Over the last few years he has provided expert medicolegal reports to insurers, plaintiff lawyers and in the area of medical negligence.  He is a firm believer that quality reports should only be provided by experts in their specialties.
 
Mr Carey has had a long history of association with WorkCare, WorkCover, now and WorkSafe/TAC and has been and still is involved in providing expert advice and assessment of injured workers.

Mr Carey will also be presenting at our next seminar, "Wine and Spine", on 18 May 2017 at our South Yarra suites. 

To book an appointment with Mr Carey or find out more about our upcoming seminars, please contact Lex Medicus reception on: (03) 9827 8093 or lexmedicus.com.au.
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