Orthopedic Surgery

Orthopedic deals with the study of musculoskeletal system of the body. Musculoskeletal system includes: bones, ligaments, joints, tendons, muscles and nerves. Under this specialty there are orthopedic physicians and orthopedic surgeons. One who specializes in orthopedic surgery is an orthopedic surgeon.     Following are some of the diseases & conditions treated by an orthopedic surgeon:     Achilles Tendon   Arthritis
Bone (bone infection), Joint pain & muscle pain, Infections in Children
Bone Spur
Boutonnière Deformity (Mallet Finger)
Bowed Legs
Bunion (Hallux Rigidus / Hallux Valgus Deformity)
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral palsy
Claw Toe
Compartment Syndrome
Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
De Quervain’s Tendonitis
Diabetic Foot
Dupuytren’s Contracture
Erb’s Palsy
Frozen Shoulder
Hammer Toe
Heel Pain
Hip Bursitis
Hip Dysplasia
Infections after Fracture
Joint Pain
Juvenile Arthritis
Kienböck’s Disease   Limb Length Discrepancy
Lyme Disease
Morton’s Neuroma
Muscle Cramp
Muscular Dystrophy
Osgood-Schlatter Disease
Osteoporosis of the Hip
Plantar Fascitis
Runner’s Knee
Shoulder Impingement
Snapping Hip
Spinal Fractures
Spinal Stenosis
Spine & Neck
Tendon Dysfunction
Tennis Elbow

Orthopedic surgery: Some of the major surgeries done under orthopedics are-     Foot & Ankle Surgery   Hand Surgery   Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery (Orthopedic Implant)   Shoulder & elbow Surgery   Spine Surgery

Total Joint Reconstruction (Arthroplasty)