How do I make an appointment?
Simply call us during our working hours on telephone 020 8154 2059 or email admin@TanejaOrtho.com or request an appointment online using this form.
Do I need a referral to make an appointment?
Most medical specialists will accept only referred patients. This is mainly to try to ensure that the specialist you are seeing is appropriate for you and your condition. Check with your insurance company to see if a referral is necessary.
What to bring for your initial consultation?
For your initial consultation you will need to bring a referral letter from your physician ,if required.
Here is check list for your initial consultation:
- Referral letter from GP or other healthcare professionsl, if required
- Insurance details
- List of medications, if any
- Your previous reports and investigations. This may include X Rays and MRI scans, which are often on a CD ROM.
We encourage you to come to your initial consultation with a written list of questions to ensure you don’t forget to ask them when you visit the doctor.
Are my medical records kept private and confidential?
Your medical file is handled with the utmost respect for your privacy. Our staff is bound by strict confidentiality requirements as a condition of employment regarding your medical records. We will not release the contents of your medical file without your consent.
How long do I need time off work after the surgery?
The post-operative recovery period varies based on the surgery. Generally, it is recommended patients take two weeks off work to recover from any surgery and to resume light duty following resumption of work. Mr Taneja will discuss the recovery time frame with you, depending on your condition and the nature of the operation .
How long before I can resume driving?
This will vary depending on the surgery and recovery time frame. Mr Taneja will discuss with you following your surgery.
When can I resume exercise?
You may be referred to a physical therapist to help with strengthening and range of motion exercises following surgery.
Will physical therapy be required after surgery?
Regaining full range of motion, strength, and flexibility back after surgery takes time, and will vary depending upon the procedure performed. That is where pre-operative exercise, education, and post -operative physical therapy programs come in – to ensure you are physically and emotionally prepared for surgery and to maximize your recovery after surgery.