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You must have heard about arthritis from your parents or grandparents, or maybe whenever someone has pain in their knees or any bone injury. The first recommendation is to always go and visit an orthopaedic. Yes, Orthopaedics, as quite understandable now, is the branch of healthcare that deals with various conditions affecting the musculoskeletal system. A paediatric orthopaedic deals with the same issues, but in children. Orthopaedics employ a range of surgical and nonsurgical procedures to diagnose / cure spine diseases, musculoskeletal trauma, sports injuries, degenerative diseases, tumours, infections, and congenital diseases. An orthopaedic shares a lot of conditions/diseases/diagnostics with a rheumatologist and a neurologist.

About Orthopedics

Whether one’s suffering from joint problems, or pain in the bones and muscles, the right branch of healthcare to go to is the orthopaedics division.

Here are some of the most common symptoms which might prompt you to visit an orthopaedic:

  • Pain, discomfort, or stiffness that are restricting the performance of everyday activities
  • Chronic pain lasting longer than 12 weeks
  • Reduced range of motion
  • Instability while walking / standing
  • Soft tissue injury that’s still unhealed after 48 hours

There exists a range of medical specialties that treat musculoskeletal conditions, like chronic pain, arthritis, and injury. Doctors and orthopaedic surgeons specializing in orthopaedics, neurologists, rheumatologists, physical therapists, and rehabilitation medicine doctors all deal with some part of musculoskeletal cure that relates to the muscles, joints and bones. At Aster Healthcare, our journey starts from the moment you walk in, and we help guide you to the right department for the apt care.

Diseases / conditions diagnosed by orthopaedics include:

  • A torn / ruptured tendon
  • Dislocation and / or instability
  • Hip arthritis and / or arthritis in elbow
  • Post-accident pain in the muscles, bones, and / or joints
  • Continuously progressing pain
  • Pain during weight intensive activities
  • A diagnosis of osteoarthritis
  • Neck or back pain
  • Radiating arm or leg pain

Diseases / conditions diagnosed by rheumatologists include:

  • Multiple joint pains across the body
  • Joint pains that are agnostic to any existing wounds, injuries, and / or accidents
  • A thorough examination / diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis
  • Joint pain post a tick bite (In this case, the chances of developing Lyme Disease are high)
  • Bone pain, muscle stiffness, joint stiffness, chest pain, rash, fatigue, and fever

Diseases / conditions diagnosed by neurologists include:

  • Chronic pain associated with weakness, numbness, and tingling
  • For athletes, while a neurologist may be able to treat but it is advisable to visit SMDs (Sports Medicine Doctors) instead
  • Problems moving or lack of coordination
  • Back and neck pain and headaches

Services

The Department of Orthopaedics at Aster Hospitals is a state-of-the-art facility offering comprehensive care for the management of musculoskeletal disorders in patients of all ages. It has an exceptional team of doctors comprising of orthopaedic surgeons and physical medicine experts. These specialists have the experience and expertise to handle a host of complex cases supported by specially trained nurses, patient counsellors and physical rehabilitation therapists who follow international treatment protocols to ensure optimal, evidence-based care to patients, at all times. At Aster Hospitals, we believe that our patients should have access to high-quality healthcare at a centre that they trust. Book an appointment with a specialist orthopaedic doctor in Dubai.

Surgeries/treatments performed by the department include:

  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Total Knee Arthroplasty
  • Arthroscopically aided Anterior Cruciate Ligament Repair (ACL)/Augmentation/Reconstruction
  • Revision Arthroplasty
  • Infected/Septic Arthritis
  • Failed Arthroplasty
  • Wrist pain treatment
  • Spinal procedures including: Discectomy (open)
  • Microscopic discectomy
  • Posterior decompression
  • The Orthopaedic division provides treatments for:

Fractures/injuries

  • Work related accidents and injuries
  • Muscle pain and inflammation/Muscular cramps/Radiculopathy
  • Low back pain management
  • Joint problems
  • Neck stiffness
  • Sports injuries and sprains
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Arthroscopic surgery for the shoulder, elbow, wrist, knee and ankle.
  • Hand and wrist surgery
  • Dedicated physiotherapy, occupational therapy and rehabilitation department
  • Trigger finger
  • Prescribing arthritis medicine
  • De Quervain’s tenosynovitis
  • Knee replacement
  • Total knee replacement
  • Knee replacement surgery
  • Partial knee replacement
  • Hip replacement
  • Hip joint replacement
  • Knee joint pain treatment
  • Arthroscopic rotator cuff repair
  • Shoulder ligaments
  • Ligament tear
  • Knee ligament repair
  • Sports injury
  • Ligament tear surgery

Apart from the above, the department also prescribes arthritis medication.

Why choose Aster Hospitals?

In times when quality healthcare is the prime need of the hour, Aster Hospitals’ state-of-the-art healthcare infrastructure and expert panel of doctors, clinicians, and technicians, ensure that every patient is given undivided attention. With a treatment philosophy that’s driven on a fine blend of science and expertise, research and study, care and commitment, we are dedicated to making the world a happier, healthier place. A prodigy of the same philosophy, our Orthopaedics department houses some of the best doctors in the country, an impressive record replete with laurels, and thousands of happy patients and counting. Aster Hospitals is constantly seeking newer opportunities to set bigger yardsticks with advanced progress. Present in over 9 countries, Aster Hospitals is probably one of the world's most rapidly growing healthcare chains. Offering a wide range of healthcare services, Aster Hospitals boasts a diverse team of highly-skilled healthcare professionals and medical infrastructure capable of end-to-end disease detection and cure. Headquartered in Dubai, the Aster Hospitals now encompasses 17,600+ employees, 2296 doctors with several JCI accredited Hospitals, clinics and Diagnostic Centres. Each of the Group’s verticals is a symbol of distinction, driven by a commitment to build a healthier tomorrow and to take healthcare to the next level of excellence.