Strengthen Your Bones Against Osteoporosis While You Can
Dr. Rajeev Verma
Nov 04, 2022
Orthopaedics is not just about the bones in your body. It is a line of treatment and surgery involving the musculoskeletal system, including degenerative conditions, trauma, sports injury, tumors, and congenital issues. At Manipal Hospitals our robust team of orthopaedicians and orthopaedic surgeons are geared to tackle the toughest of bone and spine-related disorders and conditions with the right approach to get you back on your feet in the shortest time.
At the Centre of Excellence in Orthopaedics right from a fracture to a debilitating spinal injury, all bone-related conditions are treated delicately. Ultra-modern facilities and technology is put to the best possible use in treating the spectrum of orthopaedic conditions and our skilled orthopaedicians ensure you are up and mobile as soon as before.
An intra-articular injection or joint injection is a procedure used in the treatment of inflammatory joint conditions such as arthritis, tendinitis, bursitis and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. The procedure may also be used to withdraw excess fluid from the joints.
The removal of the cast is a very simple procedure, which takes only 15 minutes, and has no pain or side effects and will be performed by the doctor.
This is a surgical procedure that removes the Lamina, the rear side of the vertebrae. The surgery is also referred to as a decompression surgery and relieves pressure on the spinal cord caused by overgrowth of bone (bone spur) in the spinal canal. Laminectomies are more common among older people who are prone to developing bone spurs.
A total knee and hip joint replacement are a surgical procedure that involves replacing the worn-out or damaged joints of the knee and the hip with a prosthesis (artificial joint) made of metal, or plastic. The parts of a knee joint that can be replaced include the femur (the lower part of the thighbone), tibia (the upper part of the shin bone) and…
Osteoporosis’ which means ‘Porous bone’ is a bone disease characterized by low mineral density. This condition makes the bone weak, and brittle and increases the risk of fractures due to trivial fall.
Arthroscopy is derived from the Greek language and simply means "to look within the joint”. It is a type of keyhole surgical procedure, where orthopaedic surgeons use an arthroscope fitted with a camera and a bright light source to visualize, diagnose, and treat conditions of a joint.
The pelvis is a ring of bones at the base of the spine. The pelvis is the area below the abdomen and between the hip bones. The pelvic fracture can occur in people of any age group. It is common in elderly patients with fragile bones. Youngsters in sports and other activities may become the victim of pelvic fractures during accidents and falling from…
Joints are the points where two bones meet. These points make the skeletal system more flexible and aid in the easy movement of the body, like bending, twisting, and turning. Like every other organ in the body, even bones deteriorate and lose their strength affecting normal daily activities. It can be due to age, disease, or hereditary conditions.
Deformity correction is a surgical procedure to straighten the bones that are twisted, bent, or formed abnormally due to certain disease conditions.
The spine is the backbone that consists of 33 small bones forming a spinal canal. This spinal canal protects the spinal cord and nerves from damage, which transmits information from your brain to the rest of your body. These tiny bones have a range of motion allowing your body to twist, turn, bend and perform several other activities. The injury or…
This is a surgical procedure to correct misalignment in the skeleton where a bone is longer or shorter than its opposite. The misalignment is corrected by cutting or reshaping the bone to bring it back to normalcy. An osteotomy is often done as a way to delay or avoid hip or knee replacement surgery in the future.
Treatment for this condition depends on the cause and severity of nerve compression. Typically, pinched nerves are treated with physiotherapy, steroids (NSAID's corticosteroids, etc. However, in some cases, orthopedic surgery may be required to remove scar tissue or any other obstructive material that is interfering with the nerves.
This condition is also known as a ruptured or slipped disc. It irritates nearby nerves and results in pain, weakness or numbness in the leg or arm. The treatment for herniated discs is generally reduced activity, physiotherapy and surgical repair of the disc.
Advanced surgical procedures are carried out by specialists in the case of complex injuries in the muscles, bones, and ligaments that hinder the performance of professional athletes. Various techniques and specialized programs are developed to treat and avoid injuries related to sports. Specialists aim to restore complete functionality to patients…
Expertise combined with multidisciplinary orthopaedic services and cutting edge technology needed to provide an accurate diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation have made Manipal Hospitals' orthopaedics department the much sought after center for all types of musculoskeletal conditions to both national and international patients
The Orthopaedic Department at Manipal Hospitals offers interdisciplinary solutions for a full spectrum of acute and chronic musculoskeletal disorders. State-of-the-art trauma & accident surgery, sports medicine, arthroscopy, joint replacements, limb deformity correction, reconstruction ortho oncology, hand, wrist, and pediatric ortho care.
The scope of the orthopaedics department at Manipal Hospitals includes both general and surgical treatments. General orthopaedics caters to shoulder, knees, sports medicine, trauma, pediatrics, joint replacement surgeries, physiotherapy, and total hip replacement. The scope of surgeries includes arthroplasty, orthobiologics, cartilage restoration, joint preservation procedures, fracture surgeries, complex articular reconstructions, salvage procedures for neglected trauma, and polytrauma management. Sub-specialty surgeries include treatment of congenital and developmental disorders in children, limb preservation and oncological reconstruction, hand and wrist disorders, and Manipal Hospitals' minimally invasive procedures whenever possible, reducing pain and promoting recovery. Pre-surgery and post-surgery assistance from all medical, surgical, and nursing areas help in the speedy recovery of all surgery patients.
After gathering general information about the patient's health, our orthopaedician will review the patient's medical history, and do a complete physical examination. Then the doctor might order the necessary investigations to determine the health of your body.
Orthopaedician are doctors who are specialized in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of various disorders related to the bones, joints, ligaments, tendons and muscles. They are experts in non-surgical as well as surgical treatment of conditions like sports injuries, back pain, bone tumours, arthritis, etc.
During the first meeting with an orthopaedician, patients will undergo various diagnostic imaging (X-rays and/or MRI), and physical tests to know more about the disease. Moreover, they will be asked about their medical history, current medications and any chronic illness that they might be suffering from. Based on the test results, doctors will decide further course of action.
Orthopaedics is a medical speciality concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of conditions related to the musculoskeletal system including bones, joints, and muscles.
Orthopaedics is a branch of surgery that deals with injuries and diseases related to bones and muscles such as degenerative conditions, trauma, sports injury, tumours, and congenital issues. Manipal Hospitals is one of the best orthopaedic hospitals in Bangalore that offers treatment for complex orthopaedic surgery cases with a team of top orthopaedics.
Some of the most common orthopaedic surgeries are total knee and hip replacement, osteoporosis, intra-articular injection, laminectomy, arthroscopy, pelvis fracture fixation, joint replacement surgery, deformity correction, spine surgery, osteotomy, and sports injury treatment.
Depending on the severity of the condition, it can take anywhere between a few weeks to several months to fully recover from orthopaedic surgery.
An orthopaedist is responsible for the treatment of various bone and muscles disorder such as arthritis, bone cancer, bursitis, neck and lower back pain, orthopaedic trauma, bone fractures, sports injuries, benign soft tissue tumours, etc.
If you are showing signs and symptoms such as joint or muscle pain, discomfort in body movement or abnormal restricted body movement, stiff body parts, or injury in bones, joints, or tendons, it is recommended to consult an orthopaedic immediately.
There are many good orthopaedic doctors in Bangalore. Some of them are Dr. Hemant K. Kalyan, Dr. Vidyadhara S., Dr. K M K Varma, and Dr. Manoj Kumar A. N.
Having an orthopaedic condition like arthritis, ligament tears and cubital tunnel syndrome can affect the quality of life. Manipal Hospitals has dedicated to providing high-quality, personalized care and building long-term partnerships with its patients. Contact us to know more about orthopaedic problems and book an appointment with one of our orthopaedic specialists today.