Brachial Plexus Surgery
The brachial plexus is a network of nerves that originates at the spinal cord near the neck and passes down your upper arm from under your collar bone. It consists of 5 nerve roots.
The elbow is a complex joint formed by the articulation of three bones –the humerus, radius and ulna. The elbow joint helps in bending or straightening of the arm to 180 degrees and assists in lifting or moving objects.
Electromyography (EMG) is a diagnostic test used to detect muscle disorders and evaluate the functioning of your muscles. An EMG is designed to record the electrical activity produced by the muscles during rest and contraction.
Endocrinology is a division of medicine that focuses on the function of hormones and their effects on the body. Hormones are chemical substances released by endocrine glands in the body to regulate various functions of different organs in the body such as metabolism, respiration, reproduction, sensory perception, and movement.
A bone fracture is a medical condition in which a bone is cracked or broken. It is a break in the continuity of the bone. While many fractures are the result of high force impact or stress, bone fracture can also occur as a result of certain medical conditions that weaken the bones, such as osteoporosis.
Joints are formed by the ends of two or more bones connected by tissue called cartilage. Healthy cartilage serves as a protective cushion, allowing smooth and low-friction movement of the joint.
Pain is experienced by every individual due to various reasons. It can be mild to severe, occasional or constant. Chronic pain is pain which lasts for longer than a month even after recovery from an injury. This pain remains constant and may cause hindrance in your daily activities.
Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
Surgery is recommended only in case of complicated injuries. Your child’s surgeon aligns the broken bones using metal plates and screws to hold the fractured bones together.
Your child will have to wear a cast for few weeks and exercises may be suggested to improve the range of motion.
Reconstructive Trauma is the area of Orthopedics that deals with the treatment of fractures and dislocations. Patients with acute fractures as well as those with unfortunate complications of their injury can be helped with a wide variety of treatment strategies.
The shoulder is the most flexible joint in the body enabling a wide range of movements including, forward flexion, abduction, adduction, external rotation, internal rotation, and 360-degree circumduction.
The spine, also called the back bone, plays a vital role in stability, smooth movement and protection of the delicate spinal cord. It is made up of bony segments called vertebra with fibrous tissue called intervertebral discs between them. The vertebra and discs form the spinal column from the head to the pelvis, giving symmetry and support to the body.
Sports injuries occur when playing indoor or outdoor sports or while exercising. They can result from accidents, inadequate training, improper use of protective devices, or insufficient stretching or warm-up exercises. The most common sports injuries are sprains and strains, fractures and dislocations.
Foot & Ankle Surgery
The foot and ankle is a complex joint involved in movement and providing stability and balance to the body. The foot and ankle consist of 26 bones, 33 joints, and many muscles, tendons and ligaments.
General Orthopedic care
Orthopedic care involves diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation and prevention of injuries and diseases of musculoskeletal system of the body. The musculoskeletal system is made up of muscles, tendons, ligaments, bones and nerves that provide support and stability, and helps in movement of the body parts.
Hand & Wrist Surgery
The human hand is made up of the wrist, palm, and fingers and consists of 27 bones, 27 joints, 34 muscles, over 100 ligaments and tendons, and many blood vessels and nerves.
The hip joint is the largest weight-bearing joint in the human body. It is also referred to as a ball and socket joint and is surrounded by muscles, ligaments, and tendons. The thigh bone or femur and the pelvis join to form the hip joint.
The Ilizarov method utilizes a circular external fixator to stabilize bony segments. The system is comprised of a series of external rings which are attached to one another via various types of ring connectors.
Infectious diseases are caused by pathogenic organisms such as bacteria, viruses, or parasites. They can spread directly or indirectly from one person to another.
Limb lengthening is a reconstructive procedure where the deformed bone is straightened or missing bone is replaced. It is performed in children and adults who have variations in their leg length because of diseases, injuries or birth defects. Limb lengthening procedure can be performed by minimally invasive techniques and may require a hospitalization of 1-2 nights.
The knee is a complex joint made up of different structures including bones, tendons, ligaments and muscles. They all work together to maintain normal function and provide stability to the knee during movement.
Rheumatology is a medical specialty that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of over 200 different rheumatic diseases.