Different Types of Orthopedic Services

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When the treatment is related to the musculoskeletal system, the providing services are called orthopedic services. Your bones, ligaments, tendons, muscles, and joints are included in these services.

Types of problems

There are several medical problems which will affect the joints, ligaments, bones, tendons, and muscles. Here is given the information about some problems.

Problems related to bones

  • Infection of bones
  • Tumors in bones
  • Deformities in bones
  • Fracture of bones
  • Deformities of spinal cord
  • Amputation of limb
  • The healing process in improper position

Problems related to the joints

  • Joint pain
  • Arthritis
  • Swelling or inflammation of joints
  • Bursitis
  • Tearing of ligaments
  • Dislocation of joints

Problems related to the parts of the body

Ankle and foot

  • Deformities of foot and ankle
  • Hammer’s toe
  • Pain in heel
  • Fasciitis
  • Fracture
  • Bunions
  • Arthritis and joint pain
  • Sesamoiditis
  • Sprain
  • Syndrome of tarsal tunnel

Shoulder

  • Dislocation
  • Arthritis
  • Tearing of rotator cuff
  • Tendinitis of rotator cuff
  • Bursitis
  • Frozen shoulder
  • Tearing of SLAP
  • Separation
  • Fracture
  • Foreign bodies or loose
  • Tendon labrum

Hand and waist

  • Joint pain
  • Injury of tendon and ligament
  • Ganglion cyst
  • Tearing of tendons
  • Arthritis
  • Tendinitis
  • Fracture
  • Infection

Elbow

  • Causing pain
  • Arthritis
  • Tearing of ligament sprain
  • Bursitis
  • Fracture
  • Separation or dislocation
  • Stiffness of elbow
  • Foreign bodies or loose

Knee

  • Tendinitis
  • Fracture
  • Causing pain
  • Injuries in meniscus and cartilage
  • Tearing of ligament sprain
  • Osgood-Schlatterdisease

Spine

  • Scoliosis
  • Fracture
  • Injuries in the spinal cord
  • Tumor in the spinal cord
  • Spinal infection
  • Herniated disk
  • Spinal stenosis

Involved persons

The orthopedic care can be made with the involvement of a group of persons. Persons are included with doctor and non-doctor specialist like a physical therapist.

  • Orthopedic surgeons are the specialists who take care of dislocation of muscles, bones, tendons and ligaments. They have the training for the management of joint problems which are related to the techniques of operative or non-operative.
  • Doctors of Physical medicinal process and rehabilitation have the training for four or more years from the medical school. They are also called as physiatrists. They are not able to make surgery, but they are able to give the joint injection. Many joint problems can be cured by the best orthopedic doctors in India.
  • Physician for the sports medicine are the doctors who have experience in medicine of sports. They have made specialize in emergency medicine, internal medicine, pediatrics or physical medicine, family practice and rehabilitation. Sports medicine is considered as a specific branch of orthopedics.
  • Neurologists, Psychiatrists, Chiropractors, Pain specialist are the other doctors who are the parts of the team of orthopedics.
  • Health professionals as non-doctors are also included with the orthopedic team. They are like physician assistants, nurse practitioners, athletic trainer, counselors, psychologists, social workers, physical therapists, vocational workers.

Treatments procedure

Here is given information about the imaging procedure to diagnose the orthopedic condition.

  • Bone scan
  • Discography
  • X-ray
  • Arthrogram or joint X-ray
  • Computed tomography scan or CT scan
  • Magnetic resonance imaging or MRI scan

Some injections of medicine are made for the treatment, like Corticosteroid injections into the tendons, ligaments, joints and surrounding area of the spine. For getting relief from arthritis pain, Hyaluronic acid injection is used.

Surgical processes which are used for the treatment are Arthroplasty, Amputation, Cartilage repairing or resurfacing, Ligament reconstructions, Bunionectomy, Spine surgery etc.

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