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orthopedic-surgeryThe most common reason that people go see an orthopedic doctor is for the treatment of a broken bone, though arthritis treatment and management of carpal tunnel and rotator cuff injuries are also considered somewhat “standard.” Theses sorts of doctors routinely perform arthroscopies, which are minimally invasive procedures to explores hip, shoulder, or knee damage. Minor joint problems can often be corrected during an arthroscopy, but more serious conditions may require further surgery.

The work of orthopedic doctors is often complemented or supported by plastic surgeons or neurosurgeons.

Within orthopedic surgery naturally there are further sub-specializations such as hand or ankle surgery, orthopedic implants or sports medicine, but in general, it should be noted that orthopedic treatments are quite a time to consume. Patients who seek orthopedic surgery abroad should keep in mind that therapies and the recovery period of orthopedic surgery can be quite lengthy, even in the case of minimally-invasive sports injuries.

Treatments

  • Ankle Fusion
    Ankle fusion or Ankle Arthrodesis is a surgical procedure which joins the main bones (the tibia and the talus) of the ankle joint. It is usually done when an ankle joint becomes worn out and painful. Read More
  • Ankle Joint Replacement
    Total ankle replacement (also called ankle arthroplasty) is a surgical option for patients with arthritis of the ankle. This operation can relieve pain and maintain motion in the arthritic ankle joint and is an alternative to arthrodesis (ankle fusion). Read More
  • Knee Replacement
    Knee Replacement or Knee Arthroplasty is a surgical procedure to resurface a knee damaged by arthritis. The most common condition that results in the need for knee replacement surgery is osteoarthritis. Read More
  • Knee Arthroscopy
    An arthroscopy is a type of keyhole surgery that is used both to diagnose problems with the joints and to repair damage to the joints. The procedure is most commonly used on the knees, wrists, elbows, ankles and shoulders. Read More
  • Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement
    Minimally invasive knee replacement is the surgical procedure similar to traditional Knee Replacement, and It requires less cutting of the tissue surrounding the knee.  Read More
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament
    Surgery for anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries involves reconstructing or repairing the ACL. ACL reconstruction surgery uses a graft to replace the ligament. The most common grafts are autografts using part of your body, Read More
  • Hip Replacement
    Hip Replacement also called as Hip Arthroplasty, is a surgical procedure to remove painful hip joint with arthritis and replaced it with artificial parts. It is done as a partial or a total hip replacement surgery. Read More
  • Shoulder Replacement
    Total shoulder replacement, also known as total shoulder arthroplasty (TSA), is a tremendously successful procedure for treating the severe pain and stiffness that often result at the end stage of various forms of arthritis or degenerative joint disease of the shoulder joint. Read More
  • Carpal Tunnel
    The carpal tunnel is a narrow, tunnel-like structure in the wrist. The bottom and sides of this tunnel are formed by wrist (carpal) bones. The top of the tunnel is covered by a strong band of connective tissue called the transverse carpal ligament. Read More
  • Hallux Valgus-Bunions
    A bunion (also referred to as hallux valgus or hallux abduction valgus) is often described as a bump on the side of the big toe. But a bunion is more than that. The visible bump reflects changes in the bony framework of the front part of the foot. Read More
  • Nerve Grafts
    Nerve grafts are used when a patient has a nerve injury resulting in complete loss of muscle function or sensation. A nerve graft is a surgical technique in which a segment of unrelated nerve is used to replace or bridge an injured portion of the nerve. Read More