2. Partial joint replacement surgery: Partial joint replacement surgery is performed when the patient needs replacement of only fewer worn-out tissues or bones. Artificial implants are used to replace the removed parts while the rest of the joint is preserved. This procedure has relatively less recovery time as smaller incisions are used.
The following surgeries are performed at Anupama hospitals
• Total Knee Replacement
• Total Hip Replacement
• Total Shoulder Joint Replacement
• Spinal surgery
Arthroscopy (Keyhole) Surgery :
It is a minimally invasive surgery of joints that utilizes the laparoscopic technique. Incisions are made into the joint to insert a camera and the operating tool from another incision. The whole process is performed under local anesthesia.
Joint Preservation Surgery:
In case of persistent joint pain that interferes with your daily activity, it is advised to go for joint preservation surgery. Joint preservation can be achieved through both surgical and non-surgical methods. Depending on the patient’s situation, his expectation, level of joint dysfunction, the surgeon would suggest an appropriate course of treatment.
Non-Surgical procedures include joint injections, Platelet Rich Plasma(PRP) Therapy, Bone Marrow Aspirate Concentrate (BMAC) Injections. Surgical procedures include Osteotomy, Cartilage Restoration Procedures including Allografts, Microfracture, and Biologic Grafts.
It is a special branch of orthopedics that deals with orthopedic conditions in children and teens. The orthopedic issues faced by children can be congenital, hereditary, or acquired. The conditions children include foot deformities like Knock knees, bowlegs and club foot, etc, gait disturbances, and hip dysplasia.
General Orthopaedic Care
Few mild problems like foot and ankle pain, hand and wrist pain, neck pain, shoulder pain, can be treated through noninvasive procedures. They include medications, therapies, and physical therapy. Usually, these non-surgical procedures are used to alleviate pain and inflammation in any joint or tendon.
Orthopedic sports medicine
It is a subspeciality of Orthopedics that deals with treating and managing injuries that arise out of sports practice. Unlike in general orthopedics, timing plays a critical role in providing the treatment as athletes need to return to play as soon as possible that too at the pre-injury level. Therefore orthopedic sports medicine is a specialty itself where surgeons have to adapt to the latest technology and techniques to deliver the desired result. Conditions like
Tendonitis, Rotator cuff injury, nerve compression, torn cartilage, ligament injuries, turf toe, tennis elbow, and various types of sprains and strains are treated under this specialty.