Orthopaedics is a branch of medicine concerning the disorders and diseases of the musculoskeletal system. An orthopaedic doctor uses both non-surgical and surgical methods for the treatment of degenerative diseases, spine diseases, congenital disorders, tumours, infections and sports injuries.
An orthopaedic surgeon plays a special role in treating disorders of bones or joints, ligaments or nerves and tendons or cartilage. The sub-speciality of orthopaedic surgery includes ankle and foot surgery, hand surgery, pediatric orthopaedics, surgical sports medicine, orthopaedic trauma, elbow and shoulder surgery, total joint reconstruction, total knee replacement and spine surgery.Sports injuries are very common these days which includes anterior cruciate ligament tear and concomitant meniscal injuries.
Visiting an orthopaedic clinic becomes necessary if an individual suffers from any kind of spinal and bone problems. The surgeons are adequately-skilled and well-versed with the diagnosis and treatment of degenerative disease, tumours and infections, repair of femoral neck fracture, spinal fusion, ankle fracture and femoral shaft fracture.