What is Orthopedics?
Orthopedics is a branch of general surgery that examines and treats the complaints that occur in organs such as muscles, joints, bones, nerves and beams that allow the body to move.
Which Diseases Is the Subject of Orthopedics?
Orthopedics was first created for the treatment of congenital disabilities, and later developed further and emerged as a medical science that includes the treatment of many injuries and ailments. Our country is among the most preferred countries in the treatment of orthopedic diseases.
Orthopedic Diseases and Their Treatments:
Developmental or Congenital Orthopedic Diseases:
Examples of these are clubfoot, hip dislocation or opening and waist curvature (scoliosis), leg inequality.
Sports and Exercise-Related Injuries:
Meniscus tear and injury, muscle crush, ligament injuries
All Injuries Due to the Skeletal System:
Tendon injuries, fractures and dislocations
Discomfort in the Arms or Legs:
Nerve compression, tennis elbow and trigger finger disease
Joint Complaints Depending on Age:
Calcification of waist, hip, shoulder, elbow, knee and ankle
Apart from all these, other diseases and complaints addressed by orthopedics are as follows:
Bone Melting (Osteoperosis, Osteoperosis)
Rheumatic pain and complaints
Don't touch your feet
In orthopedics, which is an extremely wide branch, drug therapy or physical therapy can be applied depending on the conditions such as the patient's condition and the progress of the complaints, or surgical intervention can be used in more advanced cases. Prosthesis can be applied when necessary.
Branches of Orthopedics
Pediatric Orthopedics: Orthopedics includes surgical interventions such as congenital deformities and hip dislocation, clubfoot and dwarfism, which are mostly seen on children.
Hand Surgery: Covers traumas that occur in the hand and wrist, elbow and forearm and diseases related to this area.
Foot Surgery: Covers problems and ailments related to the foot and ankle.
Arthroplasty: It deals with joint ailments and diseases.
Spine Surgery: It deals with the diagnosis, treatment and follow-up of trauma, tumors and infections occurring in the spine.
Oncological Orthopedics: It is a branch of orthopedics that deals with tumors that originate from conditions related to the musculoskeletal system or spread from other environments in the body.
Deformity Surgery: It is a branch of orthopedics that deals with congenital or subsequent deformities.
Arthroscopic Surgery: It intervenes by entering through small holes with the help of a camera without opening the joints during surgery. It generally includes removal of joint mice, meniscus and cruciate ligament surgery.
Treatment in Turkey
In orthopedic complaints, besides surgical intervention, physical therapy has an extremely important place. Our physicians to offer treatment in Turkey in the first place there is no need to be examined by. If you send us all your documents, such as reports, epicrisis, and films, using our form on our website, your documents will be displayed by our specialist doctors and you will be informed in detail about your treatment as soon as possible.