Orthopedic Procedures

Orthopedic procedures are specialized treatments that deal with various kinds of bone related issues. This can also include treating the tendons, knee caps, tissue grafts, ligament tear, etc. These treatments help to restore mobility as well as reduce the possibility of bone damage due to aging.

Spinal Disc Replacement

People who suffer from chronic back pain may need to get their Spinal Disc Replaced in case of any damage. There are various kinds of techniques, procedures, and products that are presently being developed to provide better Spinal Disc replacement surgical options. Today, even the quality of the artificial disc is s said to be a lot better than what it was earlier. The Spinal Disc Replacement is a surgical procedure wherein the damaged disc is replaced with an artificial one.

Hip Resurfacing

Hip Resurfacing is very different from the Hip Replacement although the process surrounds the same area. In the case of hip resurfacing, there is no removal of the femoral head. Instead, it is capped and trimmed using the help of a smooth covering that is made from metal. This surgical procedure is used to replace and remove the damaged cartilage and bone that is there within the socket using a metal shell. It is very similar to the replacement method that is traditionally used in the case of a Spinal Disc Replacement.

Total Knee Replacement

A knee replacement is a surgical procedure that is done in order to remove the damaged bone and cartilage of the knee joint. This is then replaced by an artificial or manmade surface e that is made from plastic and metal. Although most of the times patients do not have any problems after the surgery; however, there are chances that the patient may develop infections (very rarely), blood clots or scarring;
Types of Knee Replacements
⦁ In the case of a partial Knee Replacement, the doctor will only replace any one part of the patient’s knee joint.
⦁ A Total Knee Replacement is the patient’s entire knee is replaced with an artificial one.
⦁ The Bilateral Knee Replacement is when both the knees are replaced at the same time.

Spinal Fusion

The surgical procedure of the Spinal Fusion helps to join any of the bones in the vertebrae. This is done to prevent any kind of movement by permanently joining the bones. Generally, this process is clubbed along with any other Spinal related procedure.