Orthopedics

Orthopedics is a medical specialty branch that focuses on the diagnosis of skeletal deformities and their corrections. It focuses on treatment of patients with bones disorders, joints pains, muscles pain, torn ligaments, tendons problems, nerves disorder and traumatic skin damages. Basically, it focuses on entire musculoskeletal system.

The best of Orthopedic Doctors in India, who focus of correcting deformities of bones and joints are most well equipped with latest technological developments such as computer navigated joint replacement etc. Together they are making India the world capital of joint replacements.

 

Orthopedic conditions are the most common reason people seek medical care. Some of the many issues that fall under of orthopedics include:

  • Osteoarthritis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Torn meniscus
  • Bursitis
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Hip Fracture
  • Back and Neck pain
  • Osteoporosis
  • Lumbar Spinal Fusion
  • low back intervertebral disc surgery
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement (TKR)

Type of Surgery in India

Hip Replacement Surgery

It is a medical procedure in which doctor removes the painful or damaged hip joint. The old joint is replaced with an artificial one. The artificial parts are made up of metal, ceramic and very hard plastic. It helps in relieving pain and restoring the function in hip joints.

Symptoms of Hip Arthritis
You might consider hip replacement if you have:
  • Hip or groin pain
  • Stiffness
  • The one leg test
  • Affects your ability to go up or down stairs
  • Makes it difficult to rise from a seated position
  • Tried other treatments for a reasonable period of time, and still having persistent hip pain

Before proceeding to the Total Hip Replacement Doctor will examine patient in detail with physical and clinical investigations which includes, X-RAY,Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), Computed tomography scan (CT Scan) and Bone scan.

Knee Replacement Surgery

A surgical procedure in which damaged parts of the knee joint are replaced with artificial parts. Total knee replacement is a procedure which is performed for patients who are suffering from knee osteoarthritis mainly. The aim of Total Knee Replacement is to remove pain and restore mobility. It allows you to be more active. It helps in relieving pain and restoring the function in knee joints. It is commonly performed for osteoarthritis, and for other knee diseases.

Symptoms of Knee Replacement
You might consider Knee Replacement if you have:
  •  Strolling, climbing stairs, and getting in and out of seats
  •  Moderate or severe knee pain while resting, either day or night
  •  Knee deformity — a bowing in or out of your knee
  •  Chronic knee inflammation and swelling that does not improve with rest or medications
  •  Failure to substantially improve with other treatments such as anti-inflammatory medications, cortisone injections, lubricating injections, physical therapy, or other surgeries
  •  Extreme knee pain or firmness that restricts your regular exercises.

Before proceeding to the Total Knee Replacement Doctor will examine the patient’s vital signs are checked to make sure blood pressure, heart rate, body temperature, and oxygenation levels are normal, and surgery can proceed.

Other Surgeries including Major and Minor

 

Ankle: Repair of ankle fracture

Knee: Knee arthroscopy (meniscectomy, chondroplasty, anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction) and knee replacement

Hip: Repair of femoral neck fracture and trochanteric fracture, hip replacement

Wrist: Carpal tunnel release, wrist bone (distal radius) fracture repair

Shoulder: Shoulder arthroscopy (decompression, distal clavicle excision, rotator cuff tendon repair)

Spine: Laminectomy, lumbar spinal fusion, low back intervertebral disc surgery

Bones: Forearm (radius) bone fracture repair, thigh bone (femoral shaft) fracture repair

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