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Orthopaedics: Healing Journeys, Active Lives

Welcome to the Orthopaedics Department at VIRRD Hospital. Our department is dedicated to providing exceptional orthopaedic care, ensuring the best outcomes for our patients. With a team of highly skilled and experienced orthopaedic doctors, we specialize in diagnosing, treating, and managing a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions and injuries.

Expertise and Specialties:

  • Our orthopaedic doctors are experts in their field, with specialized training and expertise in various subspecialties, including joint replacements, sports injuries, spinal disorders, trauma cases, and more.
  • We have a multidisciplinary team of orthopaedic surgeons, orthopaedic specialists, and orthopaedic nurses who work collaboratively to deliver comprehensive and personalized care.

Advanced Treatment Options:

  • We stay at the forefront of orthopaedic advancements, utilizing state-of-the-art technology and evidence-based practices to deliver the most effective treatments.
  • Our department offers a wide range of treatment options, including conservative management, minimally invasive procedures, arthroscopy, joint preservation techniques, and complex orthopaedic surgeries.

Comprehensive Care Approach:

  • At VIRRD Hospital, we take a holistic and patient-centered approach to orthopaedic care. We understand that each patient is unique, and we tailor our treatment plans to address their specific needs and goals.
  • Our team works closely with other specialties, such as physiotherapy, rehabilitation, and pain management, to provide comprehensive care and ensure optimal recovery.

Exceptional Outcomes:

  • We are committed to achieving excellent outcomes for our patients. Through a combination of skilled surgical techniques, personalized rehabilitation programs, and ongoing follow-up care, we strive to improve the quality of life for individuals with orthopaedic conditions.

Choose VIRRD Hospital for your orthopaedic needs and experience the highest standard of care delivered by our expert team of orthopaedic doctors and healthcare professionals. Schedule a consultation today to take the first step towards a healthier and more active life.

In the Orthopaedics Department at VIRRD Hospital, we specialize in diagnosing and treating a wide range of musculoskeletal diseases and conditions. Our experienced team of orthopaedic doctors is dedicated to providing comprehensive care for various orthopaedic problems. Here are some of the common diseases and conditions we treat:

1. Arthritis: We offer advanced treatment options for different types of arthritis, including osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and psoriatic arthritis. Our goal is to relieve pain, improve joint function, and enhance the overall quality of life for arthritis patients.

2. Fractures and Trauma: Our orthopaedic team is skilled in managing fractures and trauma cases, including fractures of the upper and lower limbs, hip fractures, spinal fractures, and complex trauma injuries. We employ surgical and non-surgical approaches to promote proper healing and restore function.

3. Sports Injuries: Whether you’re a professional athlete or a recreational sports enthusiast, our orthopaedic specialists are experienced in treating sports-related injuries. We provide personalized treatment plans for conditions such as sprains, strains, ligament tears, tendonitis, and stress fractures.

4. Spinal Disorders: Our orthopaedic surgeons are proficient in diagnosing and treating various spinal conditions, including herniated discs, spinal stenosis, scoliosis, degenerative disc disease, and spinal deformities. We offer both surgical and non-surgical interventions to alleviate pain and improve spinal function.

5. Joint Disorders: We specialize in the diagnosis and management of joint disorders such as degenerative joint disease, hip and knee osteoarthritis, shoulder impingement, and rotator cuff tears. Our team provides comprehensive care, ranging from conservative treatments to joint replacement surgeries.

6. Pediatric Orthopaedics: We have dedicated pediatric orthopaedic specialists who focus on diagnosing and treating musculoskeletal conditions in children. This includes congenital deformities, developmental hip dysplasia, clubfoot, scoliosis, and growth plate injuries.

7. Musculoskeletal Infections: Our team is experienced in managing various musculoskeletal infections, including osteomyelitis (bone infection) and septic arthritis. We provide prompt diagnosis, appropriate antibiotic therapy, and surgical intervention when necessary.

At VIRRD Hospital, we are committed to delivering individualized care and employing the latest advancements in orthopaedic treatment. Our goal is to improve mobility, relieve pain, and enhance the overall well-being of our patients. Trust us for comprehensive and compassionate orthopaedic care tailored to your specific needs.

In the Orthopaedics Department at VIRRD Hospital, we offer a wide range of treatments and surgeries to address various orthopaedic conditions. Our experienced team of orthopaedic surgeons and specialists are dedicated to providing high-quality care and utilizing the latest advancements in surgical techniques. Here are some of the common treatments and surgeries we perform:

1. Non-Surgical Treatments:
– Medications: We prescribe pain relievers, anti-inflammatory drugs, and other medications to manage pain and reduce inflammation associated with orthopaedic conditions.
– Physical Therapy: Our skilled physical therapists design personalized exercise programs to improve strength, flexibility, and mobility.
– Orthotic Devices: We provide custom-made orthotic devices, such as braces, splints, or shoe inserts, to support and stabilize joints.

2. Minimally Invasive Procedures:
– Arthroscopy: We perform arthroscopic procedures to visualize, diagnose, and treat various joint conditions, including cartilage injuries, ligament tears, and joint inflammation.
– Injections: We offer corticosteroid injections, hyaluronic acid injections, and platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections to reduce pain and promote healing in joints and soft tissues.

3. Joint Replacement Surgeries:
– Total Joint Replacement: We perform total joint replacement surgeries for hip, knee, and shoulder joints that are severely damaged by arthritis, injury, or other conditions.
– Partial Joint Replacement: In some cases, a partial joint replacement may be suitable, where only the damaged portion of the joint is replaced.
– Revision Joint Replacement: We specialize in revision surgeries to replace or repair previously implanted joint prostheses.

4. Spine Surgeries:
– Discectomy: We perform discectomy procedures to remove a herniated disc that is causing nerve compression and pain.
– Spinal Fusion: This surgical procedure aims to join two or more vertebrae together, stabilizing the spine and reducing pain caused by spinal conditions.
– Decompression Surgeries: We offer various decompression procedures, such as laminectomy or foraminotomy, to relieve pressure on spinal nerves.

5. Fracture Fixation:
– Open Reduction and Internal Fixation: We use surgical techniques to align and stabilize fractured bones using plates, screws, or rods.
– External Fixation: In complex fractures or cases with soft tissue damage, external fixators may be used to stabilize the bones externally.

6. Sports Injury Surgeries:
– ACL Reconstruction: We perform arthroscopic ACL reconstruction surgery to repair or reconstruct a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in the knee.
– Rotator Cuff Repair: Our surgeons specialize in arthroscopic and open procedures to repair torn rotator cuffs in the shoulder.

These are just a few examples of the treatments and surgeries available at VIRRD Hospital. Our expert team will evaluate your condition, discuss all suitable options, and create a personalized treatment plan to help you regain function and improve your quality of life.

Orthopaedic FAQs

Unveiling the Answers: Frequently Asked Questions

When should I see an orthopaedic doctor?

You should consider seeing an orthopaedic doctor if you experience persistent pain, stiffness, swelling, or limited mobility in your bones, joints, or muscles. Orthopaedic doctors can provide expertise in treating various conditions such as fractures, arthritis, sports injuries, back pain, and joint disorders.

What diagnostic tests may be performed by an orthopaedic doctor?

Orthopaedic doctors may order various diagnostic tests to evaluate your condition, including X-rays, MRI scans, CT scans, bone density tests, and blood tests. These tests help in accurate diagnosis and determining the most appropriate treatment plan.

What are the treatment options for orthopaedic conditions?

Treatment options for orthopaedic conditions depend on the specific diagnosis but can include conservative approaches such as physical therapy, medication, bracing, and lifestyle modifications. In some cases, surgical interventions like joint replacements, arthroscopy, or fracture fixation may be recommended.

How long does it take to recover from orthopaedic surgery?

Recovery time varies depending on the type of surgery and the individual patient. Some procedures may require several weeks or months of rehabilitation and physical therapy for complete recovery. Your orthopaedic doctor will provide specific instructions and guidelines for your post-surgery recovery.

Can orthopaedic conditions be prevented?

While some orthopaedic conditions may not be preventable, adopting a healthy lifestyle, maintaining a balanced diet, engaging in regular exercise, using proper body mechanics during physical activities, and avoiding excessive strain or trauma to the musculoskeletal system can help reduce the risk of certain conditions.

Can children see orthopaedic doctors?

Yes, orthopaedic doctors often specialize in pediatric orthopaedics to provide specialized care for children with musculoskeletal conditions or injuries. They address issues such as developmental disorders, fractures, scoliosis, and other pediatric-specific orthopaedic concerns.

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