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Orthopedics

The department of Orthopedics and surgery at The Medical Trip offers diagnostic and therapeutic services for the management of disorders of joints, bones, and associated structures. The team of well-experienced and surgeons from the top orthopedic hospital in India is best known for performing joint replacement surgeries and keyhole surgeries.
The services offered here include medical and surgical care for joint and bone problems leading from injuries, infections, metabolic and nutritional disorders. Hip and knee replacement surgeries, treatment for degenerative disc disease lead to disc herniation are done with highly successful outcomes in a dedicated operating room. The department also treats children with genetic disorders, development and age-related degenerative processes, and aberrations in growth. Orthopedic surgeons are a part of the trauma team available around the clock to treat polytrauma patients.
The department is supported by the radiological suite with X-ray and imaging facilities. The physiotherapy and rehabilitation services are also available to restore the health and function abilities of the people after spinal cord disorders and injuries, sports injuries, joint replacement, ligament injuries, and fractures. The best orthopedic hospital in India can be found here at the Medical Trip.

Treatment & Procedures Involved

  • Joint replacement surgeries of hip and knee.
  • Fracture and trauma surgeries.
  • Arthritis management.
  • Shoulder surgeries.
  • Hip Replacement surgeries and revision knee.
  • Keyhole surgeries like Arthroscopic Ligament reconstruction, chondral, and meniscus surgeries.
  • Management of limb lengthening using lizarov method and open fractures.
  • Joint fusions.
  • Fusion surgeries for spine instability and disc surgery.
  • Pediatric orthopedic surgeries for clubfoot, bone and joint infection management, and surgeries for clubfoot.
  • Surgery for spinal deformities such as scoliosis and spondylolisthesis.
  • Juvenile arthritis management and metabolic bone disorders.
  • Total Knee Replacement

    Replacement of the entire knee surgery is one of the most successful and life-enhancing processes. It relieves like 95% of the pain and improves mobility, thus leading patients to return to work and lead a near-normal life. Replacement of knee surgery is a safe and effective surgery. The surgeons often suggest a replacement surgery as a treatment modality after trying medication, physiotherapy, and walking aids. A normal knee functions as a hinge joint between the upper and lower leg bone and the knee cap. Total knee replacement, or total knee arthroplasty, is a surgical process in which the damaged surface of the knee joint is resurfaced with artificial parts made of plastic and metal. It replaces the worn-out parts of the knee joint with the manufactured parts. When worn out/damaged, the knee’s cartilage can result in the top of the shin bone rubbing against the lower end of the thigh bone, causing deformity and pain.

    In this surgical process with the orthopedic hospital in India, the upper end of the shinbone and the lower bone end of the thigh bone are replaced with a plastic inserted between the two. In some cases, the knew cap is also replaced. This is done when other alternatives like physiotherapy and medication do not provide the proper relief. This may be because of osteoarthritis, rheumatoid, or injury arthritis. Regardless of the diagnosis, all the patients with severe disabling knee pain that interferes with the quality of life and activities of daily living qualify for the surgery. Often it takes 2-3 months after surgery to see the full benefits of the surgery. The bone specialist hospital in India is located in different parts and cities.

    When do you not need knee replacement surgery?

  • Active infection in parts of the body.
  • Medical fitness for surgery is required. For example, a patient with a history of a heart attack in the last six months would not be an adequate candidate.
  • Other severe medical conditions such as uncontrolled diabetes, hypertension, etc., are required to be optimized.
  • Outcomes Of Knee Replacement Surgery

  • 95% of the patients experience relief from pain.
  • Mobility improvements and quality of life.
  • Improvement in stiffness.
  • Risks & Complications

    These can be treated with little or no effect on the outcome of the surgery and include but are not limited to:

    Minor risks: post-operative nausea and vomiting, pneumonia, headache, blood clots in the legs, stiffness, nerve injury causing weakness or numbness in the foot.

    Significant Risks: Heart attacks, pulmonary embolism, stroke, infection, allergic reaction to the medication.

    Is It Procedure Painful?

    The procedure at the orthopedic surgery in India is done under general or spinal anesthesia, and you will not experience pain. Most of the patients experience pain in the first week after surgery, with medication slowly reduces.

    Do You Need Physiotherapy?

    All the patients need physiotherapy following surgery. This is initiated on the immediate postoperative day, and at a distance, you will be advised to see a physiotherapist assist with the leg exercises. Home physiotherapy is also available. Exercises will then slowly be increased, and over time, you can switch over to walking and exercising by yourself. When you are comfortable, you can do stationary bicycling, swimming and walking, golf. Activities such as jogging, football, rock climbing, gymnastics, etc., are not permitted. The orthopedic specialist hospital in India helps you with the entire process.

    How Long Will Knee Replacement Last?

    This depends on the patient’s weight and demands placed on the implant. Generally, an implant is expected to last between 10-20 years. Latest implants have better longevity and can tolerate higher impact activity. Your surgeon will give you information on which implant is suitable for you, along with the cost, advantages, and disadvantages at the best bone hospital in India.

    Anatomy Of Knee

    The knee is the largest joint in the body and is a hinge joint made up of the lower end of the thigh bone, the upper end of the shinbone, and the knee cap. The surfaces of the three bones are covered with cartilage at the point of contact, and it helps in the smooth movement of the joints. C-shaped wedges are located between the thigh and shin bone surfaces known as menisci, which act as a shock absorber and cushion the joint. The ligaments around the joint hold the bones together and provide stability, while the thigh muscles give the joint its strength. The joint surface is covered by the thin membrane known as the synovial membrane, which releases fluid to keep the joints well-oiled and reduces friction. All the parts work together in harmony normally. If this is disrupted because of wear and tear or injury, it results in pain, muscle deformity, and weakness with loss of mobility.

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