Orthopedic surgeries involve addressing the musculoskeletal conditions such as acute injuries, acquired or congenital disorders, overuse conditions of the bones, joints, ligaments, muscles, and nerves. This surgery is recommended when the nonsurgical options haven’t been effective. But in case of emergencies, surgery is the first option considered.
The common conditions of the musculoskeletal system are arthritis, spinal stenosis, herniated intervertebral discs, fractures, carpal tunnel syndrome, or bone tumours.
The various types of orthopedic surgeries include anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction surgery, knee replacement surgery, shoulder replacement surgery, hip replacement surgery, knee arthroscopy, spinal surgery, shoulder arthroscopy, laminectomy, ankle repair, spinal surgeries, joint fusion, trigger finger release, clubfoot, etc.
A carpal tunnel release surgery aims to decrease compression on the median nerve by cutting the carpal ligament. This provides more space for the median nerve and the tendons in the tunnel, and thus improving pain and hand function.Explore More
Hip resurfacing surgery or hip resurfacing arthroplasty is a surgery performed to replace the damaged hip joint. This is a type of hip replacement surgery. The hip joint is called the ball-and-socket joint. Normally, the hip joint is surrounded by…Explore More
Shoulder arthroscopy is a surgery which involves the use of a tiny camera called arthroscope, to examine and/or repair the tissues that are present in or around the shoulder joint. As this procedure is done with small incisions rather than…Explore More
The anterior cruciate ligament is a band of thick fibrous tissue within the knee that connects the thighbone to your shinbone and helps in stabilising the knee. This ligament can get stretched or torn while playing sports like rugby, netball,…Explore More
A human spine is made up of several bones called vertebrae, which are arranged on top of each other. The cervical spine is made up of 7 vertebrae, which form the neck area, and the lumbar spine consists of 5…Explore More
Knee arthroscopy is a minimally-invasive surgical procedure, which involves the insertion of an arthroscope (a thin, narrow tube with a fibre-optic video camera) for diagnosing and treating problems associated with the knee joint. Knee arthroscopy is widely used in diagnosing…Explore More
Partial knee replacement, also referred to as unicompartmental knee replacement is a surgical procedure to remove and replace only one compartment of the damaged knee joint. Replacement is done by using artificial joints, which are made of either metal alloys,…Explore More
Rotator cuff surgery is a type of surgery performed to treat the torn rotator cuff. In this surgery, the tendons are reattached to the head of the humerus. Based on the type of tear, the surgical procedure may vary. A…Explore More
Total knee replacement is a surgery to remove and replace the whole damaged knee joint with an artificial joint. Artificial joints are made of either metal alloys, high-grade plastics, or polymers. Based on the condition of the patient, the surgeon…Explore More
Transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (TLIF) is a surgical procedure used for the management of disc problems in the lower back. It is done to permanently fuse two or more spine bones by using a bone graft. This eliminates movement between…Explore More
Total hip replacement surgery (also called total hip arthroplasty) is a surgical procedure that involves the replacement of a damaged or worn-out hip joint with a new one (hip prosthesis). These prostheses are made up of either metal, tough and…Explore More
Ankle fusion surgery, aka ankle arthrodesis, is a surgery performed to fuse two or more bones of the ankle (mostly tibia and talus) and make it as one complete bone. This surgery is performed to treat conditions like arthritis in…Explore More
Open reduction internal fixation is a surgical procedure performed to fix a severely broken bone. This surgery is done in two steps. Firstly, the fractured bones are re-aligned, and then they are held together with the help of the metal…Explore More
Bunion surgery or bunionectomy is a surgical procedure to remove a bunion and realign the bone. A bunion usually does not cause any problem, but in a few cases, it causes severe pain and deformity, thereby interfering with the ability…Explore More
Elbow replacement is a complicated surgical procedure as the elbow has several moving parts which work in tandem to perform its function. Damage to the elbow can occur due to many reasons ranging from arthritis (rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, post-trauma arthritis)…Explore More