Misdiagnosis & Delay in Treatment of Orthopaedic Injuries

Orthopaedic injuries are most commonly sustained to the ankle, knee, shoulder, wrist, hip and other joints. Despite there being a number of treatment options available errors can still occur. These can arise where there is a misdiagnosis of a fractures, delays in providing effective treatment and delays in providing post-operative care.

Orthopaedic Injury Misdiagnosis & Delay in Treatment 

Orthopaedic injuries can cause severe lifestyle changes however; these changes may be worsened as a result of misdiagnosis and delay in treatment. These may include:

  • Where there has been a delay in carrying out arthroscopy surgery
  • A delay in treating fractures such as fracture to the clavicle, hip, knee, femur
  • Misdiagnosis of metatarsal and metacarpal fractures
  • A delay and misdiagnosis of shoulder injuries such as rotator cuff tear, frozen shoulder and dislocation
  • A delay and misdiagnosis of hand and wrist orthopaedic injuries such as carpel tunnel syndrome, trigger finger and scaphoid fractures, resulting in surgery. 
  • Misdiagnosis and delay in treatment of hip and knee injuries such as, anterior cruciate ligament tear and patella injuries
  • Delay in treatment and misdiagnosis of foot and ankle injuries such as achilles tendon and bunionectomy  
  • And other orthopaedic misdiagnosis and delay in treatment errors 

Such delays and misdiagnosis may exacerbate existing orthopaedic conditions, resulting in lifelong conditions such as arthritis or further surgery. If you or a loved one has been affected by a misdiagnosis or delay in treatment of an orthopaedic condition, Mistreatment.com may be able to assist. 

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As each enquiry is unique the advice given will be tailored to the individual circumstances of the client.

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