Endoprosthetics & Foot Surgery Cologne: Dr Thomas Stock
- Joint replacement (partial endoprosthesis, total endoprosthesis, prosthesis replacement)
- Complex diseases of the tarsus and metatarsus (tendon reconstruction, arthrodesis)
- Hallux valgus / rigidus / varus
- Toe deformities
- Arthroscopy of the knee joint (cruciate ligament and meniscal injuries)
- Arthroscopy of the knee and ankle joint for cartilage damage
Range of Diagnostic Services
- Physical examination, functional testing of joints and relevant structures
- Sonographic examination (ultrasound)
- Arthroscopic diagnostics
- Radiological examinations of the musculoskeletal system (e.g. X-ray, CT (computed tomography), MRI (magnetic resonance imaging))
- Biomechanical examination of the musculoskeletal system (3D movement and load analysis)
- 3D static analysis
- Movement analysis
- Osteology (bone density measurement)
- Laboratory diagnostics
Range of Therapeutic Services
- Endoprosthetics of the hip and knee joints (prosthesis)
- Foot surgery: hallux valgus, splayfoot osteotomy, toe deformities, tendon reconstruction (Achilles tendon), ligament and sports injuries
- Arthrodesis of the talocrural joint: stiffening of the talocrural joint, correction of existing axial misalignments or joint instabilities
- Minimally invasive, arthroscopic joint surgery (joint-preserving procedures): knee joint (cruciate ligament and meniscal operations), ankle joint
Dr Thomas Stock is a specialist in orthopaedics and sports medicine with focus on endoprosthetics and foot surgery. He is Leading Physician in orthopaedics at the Cologne MediaPark Clinic. In addition to excellent medical care, his special guiding principle concentrates on treating patients with an open, personal, and trustworthy manner.
Dr Thomas Stock's activities as an instructor in the field of endoprosthetics, foot surgery (Arthrex, Stryker, DAF), and several non-surgical procedures emphasize his professional expertise.
Since Dr Stock's team consists of varied specialists, they are capable to offer a wide range of services at the highest level. Treatment focus includes conservative and surgical therapy of acute and degenerative muscle, tendon and ligament injuries, joint problems, as well as sports accidents.
Experienced Specialist in Implantation of Artificial Hip and Knee Joints
Osteoarthritis refers to wearing of the joints and is caused, among other things, by long-term improper strain or injuries. Dr Stock’s speciality is arthrosis surgery and endoprosthetics. He reduces patients’ pain and gets back fullest possible joint function, thus improving quality of life. During this surgical procedure, the individually adapted prostheses are precisely positioned and fixed in a minimally invasive way. Fixation can be achieved either through cementation or by using the so called "press-fit technique" where the bone grows into the prosthesis.
When joint replacement is necessary, today's patients no longer just wish to be able to resume daily activities free of pain but also to return to sporting activities. In order to be able to give his approval for certain sports, Dr Stock also uses biomechanical movement analyses in order to be able to identify improper load distributions or joint overstraining objectively from an early stage on or ideally, to even rule them out altogether.
Expert in Foot Surgery in Cologne
Abnormal biomechanical stress on the foot, unfavourable hereditary factors or neuromuscular changes can lead to foot deformities. Hallux valgus (deformity of the big toe) for example, can lead to limited movement as well as to pain. After non-surgical therapy, Dr Stock and his team at the MediaPark Cologne offer various extensive surgical techniques for optimal therapeutic success, including procedures on both soft tissue and bone. Dr Stock performs both, corrective surgeries (according to Reverdin) as well as larger hallux valgus deformities with the splayfoot osteotomy procedure (SFO surgery). By applying joint-stiffening lapidus surgery, he fixes arthrosis, instability of the joint, and severe misalignments with the use of special angle-stable plates.
Team Physician in Professional Sports
Providing orthopaedic care to international competitive athletes requires knowledge of new trends in orthopaedics and sports medicine as well as the ability to understand and evaluate scientific operating principles. Dr Thomas Stock has been active as the team physician for the Kölner Haie (Cologne Sharks) at the German Ice Hockey League since 2004. Dr Stock uses his many years of experience in professional sports to find the optimal therapy for every patient.
The MediaPark Clinic in Cologne has ten specialist departments, enabling close collaboration between the various areas of expertise. This medical network allows Dr Thomas Stock's team to provide a direct transition from therapy planning through possible surgical interventions right up to rehabilitation and physiotherapy. Thanks to close cooperation with the Institute for Functional Diagnostics, patients and athletes are able to use biomechanical-orthopaedic movement analyses during rehabilitation in order to return to their personal athletic strain level at the best timing stage.
You can obtain more information at Dr Stock's website.
|2013 – present||Leading Physician at the Institute for Functional Diagnostics (IFD Cologne)|
|2004 – present||Leading Physician, MediaPark Clinic in Cologne, Department of Orthopaedics/Trauma Surgery and Sports Medicine|
|1995 – 2004||Chief Senior Physician, Orthopaedic Department, Dr Frank, St Remigus Hospital, Leverkusen|
|1992 – 1995||Assistant Physician, Orthopaedic Department, Prof. Dr Biehl, St Franziskus Hospital Cologne|
|1990 – 1991||Assistant Physician, Surgical Department, PD Dr Wenzel, St Franzikus Hospital, Cologne|
|1989 – 1990||Assistant Physician, Orthopaedic Department, Prof. Dr Biehl, St Franziskus Hospital Cologne|
- Dr Peter Schäferhoff
Medical Director of the Clinic, specialist physician in orthopaedics, sports medicine and chirotherapy, accident insurance consultant, Team Physician for 1st FC Cologne
Dr Paul Klein
Specialist in orthopaedics, sports medicine, Team Physician for 1st FC Cologne
Dr Matthias Säugling
Specialist in orthopaedics and trauma surgery, sports medicine, Team Physician for the Cologne Sharks
PD Dr Marc Banerjee
Specialist in surgery, orthopaedics and trauma surgery, specialised trauma surgery, accident insurance physician, Team Physician for FC Cologne U21
- Peter Sieberger
Specialist in orthopaedics and trauma surgery, sports medicine, manual therapy, Team Physician for FC Cologne U21
Dr Konstantin Tsironis
Specialist in surgery, orthopaedics and trauma surgery, specialised trauma surgery, hand surgery
Dr Nunzio Ricciardo
Specialist in orthopaedics and trauma surgery
|Cologne Central Railway Station||3 km|
|Cologne/Bonn Airport||15 km|
|Düsseldorf Airport||60 km|
|Frankfurt Airport||181 km|
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