Orthopaedic Surgeon in Bangalore

Orthopaedic is a specialty of medicine which deals with the study of the functions and processes of the various musculoskeletal system and the disease and disorders affecting it. The bones, muscles, joints, ligaments, and tendons make up the musculoskeletal system. Any disorders of any of these components of the musculoskeletal system can cause hindrance in your everyday life. While some orthopaedic conditions resolve on their own, or by medicines, some require surgery.  An orthopaedic surgeon is a surgeon who has been trained in the diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of musculoskeletal trauma, sports injuries, spine diseases, degenerative diseases, congenital disorders, infections, and tumours. At Apollo Spectra, we have a team of the leading orthopaedic surgeons in the country, who are well-trained in the diagnosis, preoperative, operative and postoperative treatment of the conditions affecting the musculoskeletal system of the body.

What are some common orthopaedic conditions?
There is a wide range of conditions that make affect your body’s musculoskeletal system and may hamper your everyday life. These conditions can range from being benign to chronic. Here are some common musculoskeletal conditions-

  •  Arthritis- Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Bursitis
  • Elbow Pain and Problems
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • Lateral Epicondylitis (Tennis Elbow)
  • Medial Epicondylitis (Golfers or Baseball Elbow)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Pain and Problems
  • Fractures
  • Hip Fracture
  • Low Back Pain
  • Hand Pain and Problems
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Knee Pain and Problems
  • Ligament Injuries to the Knee
  • Torn Meniscus
  • Kyphosis
  • Neck Pain and Problems
  • Osteoporosis
  • Paget’s Disease of the Bone
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Pain and Problems
  • Soft-Tissue Injuries
How are orthopedic conditions diagnosed?
There are a number of ways to diagnose different orthopaedic conditions. The doctors will usually start by performing a physical exam to check for signs of pain, inflammation or any other abnormalities. Based on the finding of the physical exam, the doctor may prescribe you to get some tests done in order to confirm the diagnosis. These tests may include-

  • Arthroscopy- It is a surgical procedure used to look for disorders inside a joint.
  • Blood tests- To test for conditions like rheumatoid arthritis, cancer, and others.
  • Computed Tomography Scans (CT or CAT scan)- A test that combines X-rays with computer technology to produce detailed visuals of the body.
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)- A test that uses powerful magnets and radio waves to see what’s happening inside the body
  • X-Ray (radiographs)- This test uses electromagnetic radiation to see inside the body and check for musculoskeletal injuries.
  • Reflex response test- It is performed assesses how quickly your joints and brain respond to stimulus.
What are some common orthopaedic surgeries?
At Apollo Spectra, Our team of the leading orthopaedic surgeons has years of training and experience in performing a wide range of orthopaedic surgeries. Some commonly performed orthopaedic surgeries include-

• Hip Replacement Surgery

Hip replacement surgery is a procedure in which a surgeon replaces the hip joint with a prosthetic implant, that is, a hip prosthesis. Hip replacement surgery can be performed as a total replacement or a Hemi replacement surgery.

• Knee Replacement surgery

Knee replacement is performed to replace the weight-bearing surfaces of the knee joint to help you get rid of discomfort. A knee replacement is most commonly performed for osteoarthritis (a musculoskeletal condition which causes weak and brittle bones), and also for other knee diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and psoriatic arthritis

• Spine Surgery

A spine is the support structure of the body. Any injuries or disorders of the spine can cause a lot of discomforts and may require surgery. Some commonly performed spine surgeries at Apollo Spectra, include-Spinal fusion, Discectomy or Microdiscectomy, Disc replacement, Spinal instrumentation.

• Hand and wrist surgery

An injury or disease can lead to deformity of the hand or wrist and may interfere with its function. In such cases, surgery may be an option – or a necessity.  Some commonly performed hand and wrist surgeries include- wrist fusion, wrist replacement, finger joint fusion, finger and thumb joint fusion, Carpal tunnel release etc.

• Foot and ankle surgery

A foot/ankle surgery is concerned with treating any diseases or disorders of the foot and ankle, via surgery. The orthopaedic surgeons perform a foot surgery in cases of trauma, arthritis, congenital deformities, diabetic foot disorders, nerve disorders, tumors of foot and ankle. Amputation and ankle arthroscopy have emerged as important tools for foot and ankle care. The surgeons also use minimally invasive laser treatments to treat foot and ankle disorders.

Why should you choose Apollo Spectra?
At Apollo Spectra, we have equipped a team of the top orthopaedic surgeons in Bangalore who have expertise in performing a number of orthopaedic surgeries with great efficiency. Our orthopaedic surgeons work in close association with other health care providers to provide the best treatment. They use the most advanced tools and techniques to perform the surgery and ensure minimum discomfort and speedy recovery for you.