Orthopaedic is the medical specialty that deals with the prevention, correction and treatment of deformities, disorders, injuries and functional impairments of the skeletal and muscular system comprising of the spine, muscles, ligaments, joints, bones, tendons and associated structures.
Our Orthopaedic surgeon use both surgical and non-surgical (by using medications, exercise and other rehabilitative or alternative therapies) means to prevent, correct and treat several conditions that affect the muscular and skeletal systems such as infections, spine diseases, tumors, musculoskeletal trauma, degenerative diseases, congenital disorders, sports injuries, back pain, arthritic hips and knees, stiff neck muscles, etc.
Newborn babies, teenagers, adolescents, adults and the elderly patients affected by any of the following conditions in any region of their body:
Abnormalities of the fingers and toes
Knock knees (K-legs)
Unequal leg length
Torn or pulled muscles
Torn or pulled ligaments
Torn or pulled cartilages
He will have a consultation with you, physically examine your whole body, review records of laboratory and radiology tests and investigations you have done previously. You may be asked to undergo some more laboratory tests and radiological investigations so he can properly diagnose the condition and discuss treatment options with you. There may be several forms of treatment for the condition but the treatment will be chosen by both you and the Orthopaedic Surgeon in order to choose the treatment plan best suited for your health and lifestyle which includes your wants, preferences and values.