What are the most common orthopaedic surgeries?

June | 2021

Orthopaedic injuries are one of the most common problems faced by people of any age group. From sports injuries to a minor muscle sprain, these orthopaedic conditions can easily cause long term damage over the years. Therefore, it becomes absolutely necessary to know the types of orthopaedic surgeries and wisely choose a reliable healthcare provider like House of Doctors to avail the proper sports injuries treatment.

What is Orthopaedics?

Orthopaedics is a healthcare specialty that involves correct diagnosis, prevention and treatment of skeletal deformities. These include the abnormalities of the bones, joints, muscles, tendons, nerves, ligaments and skin sometimes. Orthopaedics provides a complete cure for musculoskeletal deformities.

How do you get sports injuries?

Owning a panel of the best orthopaedic surgeons in Mumbai and dedicated medical staff, House of Doctors firmly suggests in understanding the exact cause of your sport injury for an easier treatment with us. The following causes can lead to sports injuries-

  • Poor equipments and methods
  • Absence of muscle conditioning
  • No warm-up or stretching
  • Unsafe exercising surroundings
  • Weak muscles, tendons and ligaments
  • Bone deformities
  • Lack of proper training
  • Overuse of muscles and over-exercising

Some pre-existing skeletal deformities can also lead to sports injuries-

  • Flat feet (enhanced pronation)
  • Cavus foot
  • Knock-knee or bow-legs
  • One leg longer than other

When can sports injuries become troublesome?

It is always a good idea to keep a track of your symptoms and inform your healthcare service provider like House of Doctors for a healthier diagnosis and early treatment. If you develop any of the following symptoms-

  • Intense sudden pain
  • Severe swelling
  • Immobilisation of the arm, leg, joint or the affected area
  • Extreme weakness or fatigue
  • Tenderness in the affected area
  • Visibly dislocated joint or bone
  • Bruising
  • Stiffness and muscle spasms
  • Tingling sensations or numbness
  • Warmth or redness

Common orthopaedic surgeries at House of Doctors

House of Doctors has been instrumental in providing highly sophisticated sports injuries treatment in Mumbai. Owing to our celebrated surgeons, over 5000 successful surgeries, easy procedures and determined staff House of Doctors proves to be a torch bearer in the healthcare sector. Not only this, we ensure that you receive treatment at the best multi-speciality hospital in Mumbai. We offer a range of surgeries to cater to all your orthopaedic needs. Some of the many procedures which you can opt with HOD are mentioned below-

1. ACL/PCL Repair

  • Most common surgery amongst sports persons(sports injuries)
  • Done using an arthroscope
  • Heals injured anterior, posterior and meniscal ligaments
  • No incisions are required
  • No stitches required
  • Quick recover and minimally invasive
  • Same day discharge

2. Meniscus Treatment

  • Includes meniscus repair, meniscectomy and meniscal reconstruction
  • Repairs damaged meniscus ligament
  • Restores the normal anatomy
  • Excellent long-term prognosis
  • Can include PRP injections and physiotherapy
  • Minimally invasive
  • Out-patient procedure

3. MPFL (Medial Patellofemoral Ligament) Surgery

  • Used to repair MPFL (knee) injuries
  • Involves grafting technique
  • Generally hamstring grafts are used
  • May require a donor for graft
  • Longer recovery and healing time
  • 3 months period for a normal routine

4. Shoulder Dislocation Treatment

  • Includes Percutaneous Bankart repair, Arthroscopic Knotless Bankart repair, Arthroscopic Latarjet procedure, Distal Biceps repairs, SLAP Lesion Knotless Suture Tape repair
  • Normalises the dislocated humerus bone
  • Allows immediate mobilisation
  • Improves mechanical strength
  • Highly revolutionised technique
  • Faster and complete recovery

5. Rotator Cuff Surgery

  • Arthroscopic procedures are involved
  • Includes abrasion chondroplasty, radiofrequency ablation chondroplasty, meniscal resection/repair/trimming and removing cartilage loose bodies
  • Eliminates tendon pressure
  • Releases contracted tissues
  • The joint or shoulder becomes completely functional
  • Quick recovery and normal mobility

6. Ankle Surgery

  • Includes platelet rich plasma therapy, injections, medications and supporting braces
  • Recreational treatment given through RICE method
  • Helps regain natural ankle movement
  • Improves ankle joint strength
  • Eliminates recurrence of fractures or dislocation

7. Other Ligament Surgeries

  • Treats calcaneofibular ligament (CFL), inner medial ligament, anterior talofibular ligament (ATFL), outer lateral ligaments, deltoid ligaments etc.
  • Eliminates niggling pain
  • Patient can return to sports faster
  • Complete resumption of normal routine
  • Enhances movement of the affected area

Choose House Of Doctors For All Your Orthopaedic Needs

House of Doctors offers highly efficient surgical methods carried out by one of the best specialists in Mumbai. Our experienced medical professional aims to completely restore the functionality of the affected area through advanced technology and sensitive procedures.

At House of Doctors we are committed to provide the best orthopaedic facility, state-of-the-art infrastructures, lesser documentations and no-cost EMI orthopaedic treatment. For additional care, our humble staff ensures that all your needs are fulfilled and you receive a stress-free treatment for your orthopaedic problems.

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