Orthopaedics focuses on the diagnosis, prevention, correction, and treatment of the patients with skeletal deformities of the bones, muscles, ligaments, joints, tendons, nerves as well as skin which make up the musculoskeletal system. The physicians who specialize in this field are called orthopedists or orthopaedic surgeons.
The musculoskeletal arrangement of your body is a composite arrangement of muscles, bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, and nerves that permit you to work, move, and in addition be dynamic. Earlier, this field was dedicated only to the children who are suffering from spine and limb deformities, but now the orthopaedics care for the patients despite their age, be it newborns with clubfeet, young athletes who require arthroscopic surgery or the older people with arthritis.
Orthopedists use physical, medical, rehabilitative methods and surgery. Theyre additionally involved in all aspects of health care pertaining to the musculoskeletal system.
Treatments: Hand surgery, Shoulder and elbow surgery, Total joint reconstruction (arthroplasty), Paediatric orthopaedics, Foot and ankle surgery, Spine surgery, Musculoskeletal oncology.